Have you ever finished a race in a sweaty, sopping mess, your kit wallpapered to your body and your hair looking like you've just been for a fast spin in a washing machine? Sweating is an inevitable - and essential - by-product of exercise
It was almost like a scene from a science fiction film, something like the Midwich Cuckoos; from all over London lycra-clad people were emerging from their homes and converging on Greenwich Park. Easily identified as part of a tribe by our red kit bags and bottles of Lucozade, w...
an isotonic drink immediately after exercise. Is this enough, or do I need additional replenishment, and could the loss of salt affect my performance?A Combining very high temperatures with strenuous exercise obviously means a great deal of sweating, resulting
of your body’s cooling system." HYDRATIONWhen it comes to hydration levels, you shouldn't be short-changing your body at any time, let alone while training in warmer temperatures. Sweating – your body's cooling system – removes excess heat through
New Balance Men's Long Sleeve Half-Zip Top (£19.00)Kerry says: Even in winter you can run up enough of a sweat for your top to be uncomfortably clingy if it doesn't work as hard as you do. This long sleeved top features NB's Lightning Dry technology
and soft, with a brushback knit to trap heat more effectively and maintain your core temperature. The fabric also uses a ‘moisture transport system’ to push sweat away from your body to the surface of your gear, meaning the fabric will dry faster. After a
The Christmas music in the office and twinkly lights in London tell us Christmas is just around the corner. If the thought of present-buying brings about a cold sweat, don't worry, we've done the hard work for you and found some of the best runner
as they did beforehand. The truth is that your body cannot absorb fluids as quickly as it loses them, and, importantly, not every gram of weight is lost through sweat.The Truth: Keep up with most of your sweat lossReplace about 75 per cent of the fluid lost
, increase your urine output (cold-induced diuresis) and, along with additional layers of clothing (particularly waterproof gear), can lead to significant sweat losses. Sweat losses of as much as one litre per hour are not uncommon when training in the cold
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