The stars of Baywatch and Blake Lively’s character in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants might make it look straightforward, however operating within the sand is usually a actual beast.
Studies present it takes 1.6 occasions extra power to trudge by way of sand than to trot on degree pavement, which suggests you will burn that many extra energy (so a minimum of there’s that).
But anybody who has ever tried operating on the seashore is aware of that 1.6 occasions more durable feels extra like 10 occasions more durable. Which is why we requested actual runners to spill what goes on of their heads once they’re hitting (and hopefully not consuming) the sand. Perhaps you’ll be able to relate?