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  1. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best: Study, sleep, train, repeat

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by ANDREW WRIGHT

    ... Andrew Wright life@scmp.com A sporting chance at success Throughout the world many young athletes push themselves to the limit with high training volumes while trying to juggle school, ... are tiring and take up study time, but they are essential to becoming a competitive athlete at national or international level. When young athletes reach maturity, they will have a sufficient base ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... At that moment, he "felt like an Olympic athlete", he says. He cared little that 16 other men - and the top woman - had finished ahead of him. He had completed the journey ahead of his 24 hours, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Learning to run - at age 40-plus

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Janelle Carrigan

    ... and had a loud accompanying soundtrack. Like all professional athletes, I devoted countless hours to perfecting my talents. But the Olympics committee kept overlooking the potential of including ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best: what makes a champion?

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... an elite athlete if they engaged in the required hours of training. The magic number, he still insists, is 10,000 hours. For the past 12 years, I've trained (running, swimming and cycling) for an average of 11 hours a week. That's 6,864 hours to date and 3,136 to go to become an "elite athlete". For the next four years, all I have to do is to increase my weekly training ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by WALTER CHEUNG

    ... medical supervision, we trudged about 80 kilometres with a net ascent of 2,500 metres, and altitudes close to 5,550 metres. A number of athletes were hit by altitude sickness on the way up and had ... is not acclimatised to the altitude will lose 30 to 35 per cent of his or her VO2max ability [or maximal oxygen uptake] at 5,400 metres. "Endurance athletes are no less likely to experience attitude ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    The man who hit the wall and ran on

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Mark Graham

    ... The keen club runner already had the athletic credentials for an ultra-endurance mission- he had a marathon time of two hours, 39 minutes and a nippy 10-kilometre personal best of 31 minutes, 30 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal Best: How I discovered my inner badass

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline healthpost@scmp.com Grit expectations I'm neither a serious nor gifted athlete. However, what I lack in natural ability I make up in unwavering drive and an insatiable appetite for getting the best of myself- what I've come to term as my "inner badass". If you're the competitive type, you know what I mean: it's the voice in your ...



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