In an article earlier today, I told you about my on-going adventure to come to the Boston Marathon expo to be tested by the Gatorade Sports Science Institute. Now that the testing has been completed, I’m sure there are burning questions on your mind: did Coach Joe learn anything new? Did he pass out in the heat of running in a hot convention center at nearly full-speed? Did Coach Joe fall off the treadmill? Well, the answers two one of those questions is yes, but you’ll have to read on to find out which one.
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So, what happened?
A couple of extremely nice athletic performance scientists got me all set for my run on the treadmill. I was sent off to pee in a cup and as I was carrying it back to the booth in a little plastic bottle inside a paper bag, I thought that I’d never look at a person carrying a paper bag in a marathon expo in the same way again. With the pee handed off, it was time for a quick weigh-in and then to mount up onto the treadmill.
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