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Dehydration in exercise

The effect of dehydration on sporting performance

Anyone training for marathons, (or any performance goal) be mindful of hydration. The effect of dehydration on sporting performance and physiological function is well documented. Dehydration of 2–3% body mass will significantly impair performance, and even smaller levels of dehydration have a measurable negative effect on the thermoregulatory response to exercise. Why? Muscles contract as…

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October 3, 2017
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Hydration – Fluid Requirements

Hydration – Fluid Requirements Approximately 72% of fat free mass in the human body is water. Water is essential for life. It’s possible to survive a few weeks without food intake, during which time the body breaks down its own stores of fat and muscle to use as a source of energy. Without water, you…

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April 14, 2016
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