Running and the Brain

‘Mens Sana in Corpore Sano’, the Latin phrase meaning a rational mind in a healthy body is known to most of us. Indeed there is this rumour that aerobic exercise and more specifically running, benefits not just our body but our brain too. But what is the evidence exactly and how does aerobic exercise affect…

Does sleep loss affect our race performance?

We all know that sleep is required both for our body and brain to function. However, despite our best efforts to have a good night’s sleep before a race, how often do we end up tossing and turning in bed, going to the loo every half an hour and waking up hours before our alarm…