Kilian Jornet always liked to explore his own limits, to surprise with feats available only to privileged athletes.
The last, impressive and striking, has been published on his social networks this Wednesday.
This is extreme training, but not in its usual habitat.
This time he
has put the mountain aside
to amaze on the track.
Her intentions are known to debut in 'horizontal' races on the asphalt, to come down from their peaks to measure themselves with the earthly ones.
Jornet has released an impressive training on the track.
No less than
84.89 kilometers (more than 200 laps ...), almost two marathons, at a pace of 4:13 minutes per kilometer
More than six hours.
"A nutritional test" focused on your first time in a marathon, something that will happen sooner rather than later.
On October 17, in the Norwegian town of Honefoss, he will run his first 10 k, in an edition only for elites of the
Kilian has explained on Instagram the reason for the brutal training.
"Progression comes from adaptations, adaptations come from training and rest, training comes from knowledge and knowledge comes from testing. Yesterday I did a nutritional test. In a stable environment (a track) and an easy but constant effort , I have been testing different refueling and hydration protocols that I hope can help me improve energy levels during different goals, from a race where we can have access to fluids and food to when we want a high climb where we have limited food and fuel since we have to take it all. I think that testing is important to have a better knowledge of oneself and apply this knowledge in training, races or projects, "he explained.
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