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Just to provide some background, lightning is a real problem and causes a lot of casualties. From Medicine for Mountaineering, 6th Edition: Lightning was the second most common cause of weather-related death over the forty-year period from 1962 to 2002. Only floods, many of which are also produced by thunderstorms, killed more people during this ...


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Based on the information in the answer to a question on the benefits on the benefits of running in the heat, you may indeed be reaping some benefits. At least one study shows: Heat acclimation improves the body’s ability to control body temperature, improves sweating and increases blood flow through the skin, and expands blood volume allowing the heart ...


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I think it's natural in relationships that you have different strengths, if someone completely dominates the other, it is natural to have bad feelings. You need to figure out what other qualities you have as a person, or develop them. If your stamina is the personal quality you think of as your greatest, you have a lot of soul searching to do.


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You are not alone in this feeling, it is a common joke that once you begin lifting weights to get bigger muscles, you no longer lift to get "big", you lift to get "bigger/better than others". You already acknowledge that you don't like these feelings, they will probably fade with time (they did for me). Don't beat yourself up about it, it is normal to have ...


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Like @Mårten said, you either lose fat over your entire body, or nowhere at all. You can't pick and choose where to gain/lose fat. As for losing then gaining weight, the difference lies in your diet. You mention that you dieted when you lost weight, and after that you started to gain weight again. This should be a telltale sign. And it's a well-established ...


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You cannot burn fat in a specific location, legs do not use only leg fat, and so on. If you want less fat on your legs you will need to reduce fat overall.


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Ultra-runners end up with a very efficient fat-burning metabolism and a very good idea of what food works for them. Fundamentally, you physically cannot take in enough calories to keep up with the energy expended so your body must switch to burning fat. (There is a maximum gastric emptying rate; combine that with the need for the fluids to be at the same ...


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There's a swedish runner called Rune Larsson (2:18 boston marathon), had the swedish record on 100 km (6:43:36) for 22 years, ran 374 km in 48 hours, 263 km in 24 hours, basically a very experienced ultra marathon runner. His take on food is that most runners are too scared of trying things outside the norm, you don't have to eat enormous amounts of pasta ...



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