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When setting your pace in a long race, are you better off being female?

When setting your pace in a long race, are you better off being female? A recent study suggests that women are more likely to be consistent in their pacing during a race than their male counterparts says the NY Times in a recent article. During marathons, men are more likely to slow down during the race as compared to women according to recent reports. While this new information does not suggest a reason why the phenomenon occurs, women definitely show themselves to more reliably maintain their pace during a race. Check out the article here Women Pace Marathons Better Than Read More »