From the moment we arrived, it was chaos!
The car park was packed, and as predicted, the queue for only three toilets was already never-ending. All this was really not helping with my pre-first-half-marathon nerves.
We were watching a fitness related programme on television (How to Get Fit Fast - Channel 4 in the UK) recently and the subject of carb loading came up. Now I've heard of the term but I don't think I've really been strict about doing it. With a half marathon coming up, I started to think about it more. 90 minutes of exercise or more What surprised me was that it was really for exercise of 90 minutes or longer. The reason being is that the body is able to store enough fuel from carbohydrates (glycogen) for exercise around that length...