A small study published in the Journal of Human Sport and Exercise shows that 10K runners who pre-hydrate with sodium in warm, humid weather won’t run any faster, but they will stay better hydrated throughout the race than they would by pre-hydrating with plain water. This could benefit performance indirectly since dehydration can lead to overheating, which can be dangerous. With the rising summer temperatures in recent years and the nature of competing in a triathlon in the heat, dehydration is a battle every triathlete faces.
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New study finds hydrating with sodium is a good strategy for long-distance runnershttps://t.co/xt0Cg53aNv
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