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How Much Water Should You Drink?

Starting your run dehydrated can make your training harder than it needs to be, while also slowing down recovery. But how much water should you be drinking before and after runs? Water is our body’s principle chemical component. Every cell, tissue and organ in your body requires water to function, and it makes up around… Keep Reading

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How To Help Sore Muscles After Running

The Ice Bath has long been associated with recovery from running. The theory goes that the cold water helps to reduce inflammation in our sore and beat-up muscles. Fortunately, it looks as though recovery from your marathon training may be a lot more enjoyable. Running is hard enough as it is, so adding in 10-minutes… Keep Reading

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Why You Don’t Feel Thirsty Running In The Cold

Sometimes the last thing you feel like doing after returning from a run in the cold is hydrating. The same exact run in summer may have you headed straight to a cold drink, yet hydrating in winter is often forgotten as we often don’t feel thirsty. The danger of not feeling as thirsty in winter… Keep Reading

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My War on Dehydration: By Tim Reed

Reflecting on 2017, I have come to terms with the following: As much as I would love the Ironman World Championship to rotate locations like every other sport and the Ironman 70.3 World Championship, it is not going to happen any time soon. I need to adapt to the conditions in Kona or choose a… Keep Reading

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Why Zinc Matters…

SOS now contains 20% RDI of Zinc, an important nutrient that helps your immune system and metabolism function. Of the trace minerals, Zinc is second only to iron in its concentration in our body. The addition of this essential micronutrient means SOS can give you even more of what your body needs to get the… Keep Reading

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The Difference Between FUEL And HYDRATION In A Marathon

Performance in a marathon is about controlling the controllable. Train hard, recover well and the variables associated with fitness are minimised. Practice pace judgement and the likelihood that you reach your goal begins to increase. Fuel and hydrate properly and you maximise the chances of avoiding ‘the wall’ or the myriad of other names associated with… Keep Reading

Which sporting event has the most extreme energy expenditure?

Written By Asker Jeukendrup for mysportscience.com Follow Asker on Twitter @Jeukendrup It is often said that the Tour de France is perhaps the most gruelling endurance event on the planet. The same is sometimes said about Ironman. We saw in my previous blog that energy expenditure in the Tour de France averages almost 6000 kcal per day for… Keep Reading

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Hydration On The Run

Adapted from Matt Fitzgerald Hydration during running is not as complicated as you may have been led to believe. When you run, you sweat. The more you sweat, the more your blood volume decreases. The more your blood volume decreases, the harder your heart has to work to deliver oxygen to your working muscles. Sounds… Keep Reading

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To Burn Off A Soda, You’ll Have To Run 50 Minutes

As a society, we don’t pay much attention to nutrition information when we eat out. A U.S. Department of Agriculture report estimates just 8 percent of Americans use nutritional information when deciding what to order. So, what might make us pay attention? Well, researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have a theory. Instead of just… Keep Reading

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