Today, we’re going to explore the microscopic powerhouses that fuel every step of our runs: mitochondria. Often referred to as the ‘batteries’ or ‘powerhouses’ of the cell, these tiny organelles are where the magic happens when it comes to producing the energy we need, whether we’re pushing up a steep incline or sprinting towards the finish line.
Dr. Mark Cucuzzella rejoins us to help us understand what mitochondria are exactly, how we can create more, and how we can improve the efficiency of these powerhouses is an expert with a rich blend of clinical experience, athletic accomplishment and a passion for wellness. HERE is the link to the article Dr. Mark mentioned.
Check out these links:
- Two Rivers Treads, Dr. Mark’s running store.
- Natural Running Center, a resource with many useful running tips.
- Freedoms Run Race Series (Full, 1/2, 5K, 10K)
Check out this link to learn more about Zone 2 training.