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6 Signs You Might be a Salty Sweater

  

Most athletes inherently understand their sweat rate, but sweat concentration can be a little trickier. These six signs suggest you're a salty sweater and might need to adjust your hydration plans accordingly.


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GTN Presents: Sweat Testing and Hydration

  

In this episode of GTN’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they look at hydration and show how sweat tests work and how helpful they can be for delivering actionable insights about your race day hydration strategy.


How to Stay Hydrated When Training and Racing in the Heat

  

Hydration is a critical component to performing your best, especially during the hot summer months. Learn more strategies about you can stay hydrated from coach Richard Rollinson.


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Does Peeing Clear Really Mean You’re Hydrated?

  

Many athletes and teams consider urine color to be an accurate indicator of overall hydration. But studies show that the relationship between hydration and the color of your pee might not be that simple. Here's the story of how we came to use urine as a metric, and what it could mean for your performance.


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Does ‘Drink to Thirst’ Hydration Work For Endurance Athletes?

  

Drinking only water, only when thirsty, has become a popular hydration strategy among coaches and athletes. Here's why it still might not be the best approach to hydration at your next endurance event.


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3 Ways Your Hydration Status Changes As You Age

  

With more and more athletes staying competitive well past the age of 50, it’s important to understand the ways your body’s ability to hydrate and manage fluid levels change as you age.


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Can Drinking Hot Drinks Help You Perform Better in Cold Weather?

  

There is evidence that a hot beverage can help you stay better hydrated during a training session or race. Here are some tips on what to drink and how to keep those fluids warm while training outdoors.


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How to Avoid These 3 Common Long-Distance Racing Hydration Fails

  

Learn how to avoid dehydration, hyponatremia and GI distress by calculating your fluid intake properly during longer and/or hotter races.


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How to Make Sure You Start Your Race Hydrated

  

Getting to the start line optimally hydrated means preloading your sodium levels smartly, not drinking every water bottle in sight.


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Summer Marathon Hydration Tips

  

Running 26.2 miles in the heat requires some extra hydration planning, and these simple tips will help you stay topped up all the way to the finish line.


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