Western States 100

Western States 100

⛰ I volunteered in the medical tent at the finish line for Western States 💯 … . Was hoping for some extreme medical cases to treat 🤕 but 😀 no one needed it!! Most avoided using ibuprofen during the race as well!!! 👍 However as…

Muscle Cramps: Hydration, Salt and Fatigue

Muscle Cramps: Hydration, Salt and Fatigue

The heat and humidity this summer has many of our clients suffering from muscle cramps. Looking at past research and theories on muscle cramps, we must conclude that the elusive question of what causes muscle cramps remains unanswered. The three main causes cited for causing…

Semantics of Hydration

Semantics of Hydration

Semantics are important when it comes to hydration to distinguish between two common terms associated with sweating: dehydration and hyponatremia. Differentiating terminology related to over and under consuming fluids and the concern for each is important.