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Marathon running: a battle against both the body and the mind barrier

The big run is finally here, hours and miles of training completed and you have gels and trainers at the ready. Whilst a target time is in mind for completion, mostly you just want to complete it without premature exhaustion and without fatigue preventing you crossing the finish line. How do our bodies and minds execute this?

Dietary protein and resistance exercise: partners in the fight against muscle weakness

A diet that provides the right mixture and amounts of nutrient is a prerequisite for good health across the lifespan. However, achieving optimum nutrition is not always attainable for a variety of reasons.