Born in 1968, he achieved 3rd place in the grueling 2009 Ultra-trail du Mont Blanc, a 119km ultra-marathon ascending 7,250 meters.
As the first Japanese person to achieve this, he is the leading Japanese trailrunner in both name and substance.
When fatigue doesn’t carry over to the next day, my climbing strength recovers.
To be honest, I noticed a sharp drop in physical power when I was about 38, and it was troubling. I wasn’t getting any better regardless of how much I trained. I felt like I might be washed up... But I decided to try to bounce back. In addition to improving my training methods and diet, I decided to actively incorporate supplements.
Up to that point, I had only been taking amino acids. However, three months after I started taking astaxanthin, which suppresses muscle fatigue, I noticed a drop in body fat even though I was still training the same amount.
And it gradually restored my “climbing strength,” which is necessary in trail running. *Personal comment.