What happens to your body during a run?

water-hydrationWhen we run, there are many metabolic changes that take place. But what are those changes?

A recent study looked at almost 2000 runners and examined the changes that occur in the bodies of those runners. Interestingly, a number of runners needed medical attention after races as a result of over-hydration and dehydration.

Background: Current literature evaluating body mass (BM) changes across a variety of running race distances is limited.. The primary objective of this study was to profile the range of BM changes across race distances.. The secondary objective was to evaluate the prevalence of exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH) in runners admitted to the on-site medical tent following participation of race events of different distances..

You can read more at: Body Mass Changes Across a Variety of Running Race Distances in the Tropics

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