Tag Archives: dehydration

Exercise-Associated Muscle Cramps: Causes, Prevention, And Treatment

I’ve covered Exercise-Associated Muscle Cramps (EAMC) on one of my first Tipcasts and blog. Its one of those topics that crops up every summer, often with the same out of date blame game on dehydration and electrolytes. The problem is, its a big topic with few good solutions still. That’s why when Dr. Brian...
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The Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Sweat

Source: Fix.com READ ONE You might work up a sweat at various times: a long run, sunny summer afternoon, or an important job interview, to name a few. Whether it’s refreshing or unplanned, sweating leads to a number of incredible health benefits, some of which may be surprising. Perspire Much?...
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Exercise-induced cramps: More thoughts on an old problem

I often wonder whether I should post slightly new material on an old topic. From a blog standpoint, it makes little sense to cover the same topic again and again, but sometimes its helpful to present material of slightly different perspectives or greater depth. Additionally, the ubiquity of incorrect information...
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When its more than just data: More on hydration

I have to come clean. I’ve got a drinking problem. I really cannot decide how much I need to drink before I leave on a training ride. Sometimes I drink more, sometimes I drink less, but I always drink to thirst. When the world’s most interesting man advises you to...
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Human performance vs survival: what is optimal hydration

LIsten to the Tipcast here Here we are, summer approaching with the warm temperatures I love the most. But with summer comes the fear mongering about dehydration, as well the gimmicks and snake oil being sold promising to bring you to your best performance. As I have discussed on a...
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Supplements that work: Caffeine, the ergogenic aid

The following article was previously published by myself through Active.com. I have made several updates to the article, however, that relate to the current body of knowledge on caffeine and endurance performance. If you’d like to listen to original Tipcast on this topic click here. Caffeine is the most widely...
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