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Smart hydration for endurance athletes

“How much is enough?” Hydration is an issue that every athlete has faced leading up to an endurance event.

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The Fats You Should Be Eating

People generally form their opinions from what they read or what they are told. Indeed, we were told twenty years ago that healthy food should always be low in fat. This theme ran concurrently with the revolution of aerobics and the exercise craze. Jane Fonda was Queen, sun tans were in and low-fat was gospel. Despite a huge reduction of fat intake, though, have you ever wondered why Western society is becoming more obese? Obesity […]

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New Tim Noakes book unmasks overhydration

Noakes book dives into pool of overhydration From Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports, due for release in late July 2012 Foreword by Amby Burfoot Former editor of Runner’s World Tim Noakes doesn’t do anything halfheartedly. In his youth, he ran marathons and ultramarathons and had many finishes in South Africa’s two most famous races: the 36-mile Two Oceans and the 54-mile Comrades ultramarathons.

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