An ultratriathlon leads to a decrease of body fat and skeletal muscle mass--the Triple Iron Triathlon Austria 2006.

@article{Knechtle2008AnUL,
  title={An ultratriathlon leads to a decrease of body fat and skeletal muscle mass--the Triple Iron Triathlon Austria 2006.},
  author={Beat Knechtle and Brida Duff and Gerhard Amtmann and G. O. Kohler},
  journal={Research in sports medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={97-110}
}
We investigated the effects on body composition in triathletes at the Triple Iron Triathlon Austria in 2006, where athletes had to perform 11.6 km swimming, 540 km cycling, and 126.6 km running within 58 h. In 16 male triathletes, body mass (BM), skinfold thicknesses, and circumferences of extremities were measured before and after the competition in order… CONTINUE READING