How To Survive The Heat and Humidity

How To Survive The Heat and Humidity

September 01, 2019

Our bodies regulate heat through perspiration or sweat. But when the body sweats, it also removes dissolved minerals in those fluids as well, leading to a serious condition we know as dehydration. This dehydration will impact performance.

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"MyPlate" for Athletes: How Much Food Do I Need to Eat?

August 21, 2019

Remember the “Food Pyramid”? It was the triangular guide from the USDA with levels or sections of food groups and suggested amounts of daily servings for each. For 19 years, health practitioners, teachers, parents and others used this as a guide to teach and ensure healthy eating. Even athletes were known to follow these guidelines.

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The Impact Of Dehydration On Performance

The Impact Of Dehydration On Performance

March 12, 2019

Dehydration Results In Lower Blood Pressure And Slows Bodily Processes. Active individuals should be aware of the acute effects of dehydration on performance. With just a 2% loss of water in the body, heat regulation becomes impacted. With a 3% drop in body weight from water loss, muscle cell contraction is impacted. And at 4% loss, there is 5-10% reduction in overall performance that can last up to 4 hours.

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Winter Off-Season Training Tips

February 12, 2019

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Dropping Unnecessary Sugars In Your Sports Drink Is Easy

Dropping Unnecessary Sugars In Your Sports Drink Is Easy

November 16, 2018

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How To Manage Hydration On Race Day

April 18, 2018

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Avoiding Dehydration and Hyponatremia

January 12, 2018

Find out how the body uses electrolytes and why adding electrolytes to your liquids when hydrating can help you avoid dehydration and a dangerous condition called hyponatremia.

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Video Showing Just How Much Sugar Is In Your Sports Drink

October 27, 2017

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Best Supplements For Triathletes

September 07, 2017

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Marathon Mistakes: A Runner's Experience Battling Hydration

March 25, 2017

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Alexi Pappas Thoughts On Training At Altitude

February 17, 2017

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Super-Greens: What Are They and Why We Need Them

February 09, 2017

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