hydration thermoregulation

RECOGNIZING OVER-HYDRATION IN ATHLETES

RECOGNIZING OVER-HYDRATION IN ATHLETES

Stachenfeld explains the circumstances when over-hydration may become an issue.

FLUID NEEDS DURING A RACE

FLUID NEEDS DURING A RACE

Fluid needs during a race are highly individual and athletes should determine and practice their hydration strategy during training.

BEVERAGE CHOICE DURING A RACE

BEVERAGE CHOICE DURING A RACE

The type of beverage to consume during a race is a personal decision. However, for races of longer durations, athletes should include electrolytes. Athletes should also plan ahead and train with the beverages availabe on the course.