Part 1 of 2: What's Happening to Me?!?! What happens to your body during a marathon, ultramarthon, Ironman, or other race distances of silly proportions.

So what actually happens to our bodies before, during, and after these ultra distance efforts? Have you ever stopped to think what is going on in your muscles, your blood, and your immune system on a cellular level? Perhaps you should. Not because I am going to attempt to dissuade you from doing whatever crazy thing you have your sights set on. I think you should do it. I just think you should know what to expect physiologically so that you can better plan for whatever asinine goal you are reaching for. 

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