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New UCONN Study Shows How PR Lotion Keeps You Hydrated in Heat and Humidity

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New UCONN Study Shows How PR Lotion Keeps You Hydrated in Heat and Humidity

You may be aware that PR Lotion helps you keep going harder for longer during training and reduces next-day soreness. But did you know that it can also keep you hydrated, particularly when you’re in hot and/or humid conditions and might not have access to water? That was the conclusion of a recent study conducted by Dr. Robert Huggins and his colleagues at the University of Connecticut’s Korey Stringer Institute (KSI). In this article, he comments on the key takeaways from this research and looks ahead to what’s next in sodium bicarbonate studies. The Korey Stringer Institute was established to...

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Why Sodium Bicarbonate Will Speed Your Recovery

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Why Sodium Bicarbonate Will Speed Your Recovery

There are dozens of different supplements on the market, but according to a position paper by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), there are five kinds that have an abundance of evidence-based efficacy to warrant recommendation for use by athletes.[1] Most athletes and coaches are at least somewhat familiar with the first four: the stimulant effects of caffeine, how creatine supports the ATP-CP energy system, why nitrates act as a vasodilator, and how beta alanine helps maintain pH in muscles. But despite having been studied for over 50 years, less understand the performance and recovery benefits of supplemental sodium bicarbonate. That’s...

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Going the Distance: Molly Seidel's Marathon Journey

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Going the Distance: Molly Seidel's Marathon Journey

As a college runner, Molly Seidel won four NCAA titles at Notre Dame. While her college career progressed, so did her range, as she won 3,000, 5,000, and 10,000-meter titles on the track and a cross country championship. So when she graduated in 2016, perhaps it wasn’t a surprise to see her move up to longer road races. Yet nobody – not even Molly herself – expected her to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in just her second marathon. This is the story of how she got there.Why did you decide to move up to the marathon?After the 10K trials...

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CROSSFIT ATHLETE DANI SPEEGLE | PART 1: WHY MOMENTOUS

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CROSSFIT ATHLETE DANI SPEEGLE | PART 1: WHY MOMENTOUS

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CROSSFIT ATHLETE DANI SPEEGLE | PART 3: MENTAL & PHYSICAL STRESS

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CROSSFIT ATHLETE DANI SPEEGLE | PART 3: MENTAL & PHYSICAL STRESS

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