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download  *Low Iron & Anaerobic Training*  *Low Iron & Anaerobic Training*

  Low iron affects anaerobic as well as aerobic performance, because iron is a component of a lactic acid reducing enzyme in the muscles.
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Search terms: lactic acid,iron,serum ferritin,anaerobic training,lactate

download  *Boot Buckles Can Lose a Ski Race*  *Boot Buckles Can Lose a Ski Race*

  Exposed buckles on a downhill skier’s boots can slow race times by .3 seconds in a one-minute descent.
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Search terms: downhill skiing,skiing equipment,

download  *Field Events on Other Planets*  *Field Events on Other Planets*

 
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download  *Group Exercise & Pain Threshold*  *Group Exercise & Pain Threshold*

  Your pain threshold can be twice as high when exercising in a group versus exercising solo.
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[Search terms: exercise motivation, exercise adherence, exercise and discomfort]

download  *Ruler Drop Test for Reaction Times*  *Ruler Drop Test for Reaction Times*

  A simple health class activity using only a ruler that allows you to estimate reaction times.
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download  *Treadmill - What Gradient?*  *Treadmill - What Gradient?*

  A 1% gradient on a treadmill most closely simulates outdoor running.
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Search terms: treadmill running,treadmill tips,running on treadmill,treadmill gradients

download  *Hitting the Wall & Glycogen*  *Hitting the Wall & Glycogen*

  Hitting the wall in the marathon may not be due to glycogen depletion, but to muscle ?ber damage.

download  *How Big is the Sweet Spot?*  *How Big is the Sweet Spot?*

  The sweet spot in modern racquets is the size of four tennis balls, but only the size of a golf ball on older wooden racquets.

download  *Stomach Cramps and Swimming*  *Stomach Cramps and Swimming*

  Eating a meal before swimming should not result in stomach cramps.

download  *Ian Thorpe - Bow Wave Rider*  *Ian Thorpe - Bow Wave Rider*

  A study on swimmer Ian Thorpe found that he swims so fast he generates and rides his own bow waves.

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download  *Which Stroke Uses the Most Energy?*  *Which Stroke Uses the Most Energy?*

  The breaststroke, not the butterfly, uses the most calories of all the swimming strokes.
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[Search terms: swim stroke energy cost,which swimming stroke uses the most energy

download  *Lateral Thigh Raise With Ex Ball*  *Lateral Thigh Raise With Ex Ball*

  An exercise using Swiss balls that strengthens the gluteus medius muscles for the prevention of running injuries.
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download  *You Sweat More After Exercise*  *You Sweat More After Exercise*

  Why people often sweat immediately more after exercise than during.
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download  *20 Minute Exercise Thresold*  *20 Minute Exercise Thresold*

  Twenty minutes of aerobic activity is a false threshold. In fact, even 10 minutes of exercise will improve aerobic fitness.

download  *Should Athletes Give Blood?*  *Should Athletes Give Blood?*

  Donating blood will decrease both maximal V02 and physical performance. Its not recommended for aerobic athletes during their competitive season.

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