Understanding the fitness of Formula 1

Understanding the fitness of Formula 1

As Jenson Button recovers from his latest triathlon in Hawaii, Tony Dodgins talks to his trainer Mike Collier about the Briton's fitness obsession and delves into the biological science of the modern day Formula 1 driver

Post-Melbourne the Emirates flight departed in the small hours and the passage to Kuala Lumpur was eased considerably by several excellent glasses of chilled Cloudy Bay. In KL I bade farewell to my travelling buddies who were heading to Blighty before schlepping back out to Malaysia.

Bleary-eyed at the luggage carousel early morning I bumped into John Button, perusing the information screen for his onward hop to Langkawi.

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