hydration

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Fueling your morning run: What does medical research say?

Are you an endurance runner looking to optimise your performance on your next run? One crucial aspect often overlooked is fueling your morning run. What you eat before a run can significantly impact your energy levels, endurance, and overall performance. But how do you know what to eat with so much conflicting information on the …

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Unveiling the Secrets: Weight Loss Strategies for Endurance Runners

Have you ever wondered how to look lean without compromising your endurance as a runner? A delicate balance exists in endurance sports between power-to-weight ratio and optimal weight. Recent Australian statistics reveal that many female athletes actively seek effective weight management strategies to enhance their performance. With 67% expressing concerns about weight impacting their performance …

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Hydration: The Key to Peak Athletic Performance

Have you ever wondered how crucial hydration is for an athlete’s peak performance and overall health? In the dynamic world of sports, where every second counts, understanding the science of hydration can be a game-changer. Recent Australian statistics shed light on the criticality of hydration in sports. According to the Australian Institute of Sport, dehydration …

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Salt tablets and electrolytes

Most athletes consider the balance of electrolytes when thinking about hydration and recovery, especially over endurance events.  But are salt tablets and electrolytes really necessary? Before we answer this question, let’s recap on electrolytes and the role they perform in the body. Sodium is the key electrolyte responsible for controlling extracellular fluid balance while potassium …

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Cramping and hydration

Is cramping cramping your style? In this article, we explain how cramping and hydration go hand in hand and what you can do to avoid issues. Several factors contribute to cramping. Many athletes have increased their training intensity and volumes but possibly overlooked their nutritional needs to meet their supplementary training requirements. Go back to …

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