Caffeine and Marathons

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Caffeine and Marathons

Post by boyband6666 » Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:12 pm

Really interesting post here: ... -drop.html

The evidence and points they make are fascinating, especially about when people die in marathons - nearly always when they can first see the finish/ know they will make it/have made it. It was the same with the girl at London last year (just as turning on to The Mall).

Anyway certainly something read and be aware of / consider, as before a race I always have 200mg of caffeine, and 200mg midway through a marathon, and I'm sure I'm not alone.


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Re: Caffeine and Marathons

Post by FITZY » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:12 pm

4 pints of beer the night before a marathon helps alleviate nerves and is also condusive to a good night's sleep. :bounce:
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