Tag Archives: hydration

Traveling? Follow these Handy Hygiene Tips

Traveling? Follow these Handy Hygiene Tips

Hitting the road for the holidays? You’re not alone. More than 80 million Americans are expected to travel by car, plane and train this week. And they’re packing more than just presents (think – snotty noses, dirty hands and uncover ...
Electrolytes 101

Electrolytes 101

We are always told to drink more water. But as fit, active people we can’t rely on water alone — even during the colder months. When we’re sweating, we lose electrolytes that must be replaced, or we risk becoming dehydrated. To help ...
Formulas for Fueling and Hydrating on Race Day

Formulas for Fueling and Hydrating on Race Day

Q: I have a hot 70.3 on my schedule. What do I need to know about hydration and fueling leading up to and on race day? Brandon Marsh answers: A: This is a common concern and a question we get often. First, it’s important to understand hydration ...
Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

Have you breathed today? Then you need water. Have you eaten today? You’re probably thirsty now. Have you gotten in a good workout? Then it’s time to drink up. The body is approximately 60% water. Your cells, organs and tissues all use wa ...
Race Week Preparation

Race Week Preparation

Q: From a Team-Marsh Facebook fan: I have a race coming up and am nervous already. What does your typical “race week” look like? Brandon Marsh answers: A: The week before a race is a concern for all triathletes, no matter the distance or ...
Itchy Leg Agony

Itchy Leg Agony

I have very dry, itchy skin, especially on my legs (after I shave, it’s the worst!) What are some natural ways I can soothe the itchiness? Dr. Linda Miles L. Ac., D.O.M. responds: When skin is noticeably dry and itchy, especially after you show ...