Therese Johaug’s summer of bad luck continues: after healing her left hand, which she broke earlier this summer, the Norwegian fell while trail running and broke her right hand. She has returned to Oslo for consultations about the extent of the injury and how she will need to adjust her training for recovery.
A recent study found that taking more frequent feeds – six over the course of a 30 k rollerski time trial – helped maintain higher and more consistent blood sugar levels and minimized gastrointestinal discomfort, even if it didn’t necessarily improve performance times. “Get to know what works best for you,” recommended researcher Ben Stocks.
Two Times the Fun at Toppidrettsveka Day 1: Stephen and Hoffman Third in Hill Climb; Caldwell Fifth in Sprint
“You will struggle, you will fall … You will feel all of the work is for nothing, but it will always turn out in the end,” Jacobsen recently told a group of 135 juniors at the International Junior Camp in Sjusjøen, Norway. One of the athletes at camp, Hailey Swirbul recounts the Norwegian National Team member’s message, with an emphasis on happiness and hard work.