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UBC's most efficient athletes

Today, Davis Wuolle woke up at 5:15 a.m. By 5:45, he’d eaten, changed into his Speedo, and hopped into UBC’s indoor pool for an hour-and-a-half long swim practice. After showering and a quick meal at...

Lactate Burn

Happy Valentine's Day. Happy Olympics. The current 2010 Winter Olympics frenzy in Vancouver leads me to reflect on high-level athletic performance, particularly in terms of the physiology of the "la