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Getting Sweaty Over Salt Tablets

By Dr Michael McCoy

Sports commentators and sometimes athletes and coaches still talk about using salt tablets to beat cramp or replace electrolytes lost in sweat. They shouldn't.

If you're a tennis fan, chances are you will have heard commentators speaking about salt tablets - particularly during summer indoor tournaments where on-court temperatures can be extreme.

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