Given to Tri

Nutrition & Hydration

  1. Understanding My Sweat & Sodium Loss Rates

    At some point during our drive to the medical tent after I dropped out of Ironman Coeur d’Alene, Mike, the race official who took me there, brushed off some of the salty residue on my trisuit and commented, “Looks like you’ve lost some salt there.” I was in such bad shape I don’t remember anything else about our conversation, but that one comment has stuck with me as I’ve tried to understand what went wrong and how to prevent it in the future.

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