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Urine And Health

Good health is precious, so it’s worth keeping an eye on the little signs that let you know how your body is travelling. While you might not normally give it a second thought, paying attention to your urine can actually tell you quite a lot.

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Beat The Heat: Part Two

In part one of Beat The Heat, we covered being prepared and protecting your skin from the sun. In part two we look at preventing dehydration and how to avoid heat stress.

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Heat Stress Guidelines

Progressively increasing practice time and intensity and ensuring that athletes are replacing lost fluids during training are two ways to reduce the risk of heat stress and injury.

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Weighing In On The Water Debate

How much should you be drinking to help your weight loss campaign succeed?

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Caffeine Warning On Cold Drinks

If you're looking for a quick pick-me-up, think carefully before you choose. The caffeine content of some carbonated soft drinks and ‘energy drinks' is probably much higher than you think.

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Top Up Your Tanks

Have you ever run around in the hot sun until you felt light-headed, dizzy or even unwell? You may have been suffering from dehydration.

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Runners Risk Drinking Problem

Drinking too much water during a long-distance race can be dangerous.

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All Stitched Up

It's not clear why we sometimes suffer a side stitch during exercise. What is clear is that there are ways to reduce or stop the pain.

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Water: Does Two Litres A Day Pay?

Water - models and countless others apparently drink buckets of it every day. But is there any basis in fact behind the two litres of water a day mantra?

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In A Pickle Over Salt

Believe it or not, some athletes and coaches suggest vinegar solutions such as pickle juice as a useful way of avoiding dehydration. Research has shown drinking it after exercise is not a good way to replenish lost fluids.

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Eating After Competing

Exactly what and when should you eat and drink following exercise or sporting competition to ensure you recover as quickly as possible?

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What's The Go With Guarana?

You can get it in soft drink. You can get it in chocolate. You can get it in beer. A hard earned fatigue needs a big red bean. And the best red bean is G. Brazilian guarana.

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Water Or Sports Drinks?

Are the proposed benefits of sports drinks no more than marketing hype? Or are there times when they provide real benefit over cool, clear water?

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Should You Sweat Off The Kilos?

Some folks like to rug up for exercise, even in hot weather. Others don the sweat suit believing it will help them shed the kilos quicker. Is this a good idea? Is it safe?

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Handling The Heat

If you're active in summer - whether in competitive sport, exercise or outdoor recreation such as gardening - you should be aware of the perils of hot weather.

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