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Electrolytes: Electrolytes are normal chemicals that include sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. The levels can be affected by your body's state of hydration, use of some medications, kidney function, and many medical conditions. If your are well and not taking any medications that alter electrolyte balance, the best way to maintain balance is to keep hydrated and eat a balanced diet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Training: Same way you do in training. Race the way you train.You should have a regular fluid intake plan throughout the event, whether training or racing.Much depends on the length of the event.Sprints, not so much. Olympics , more attention and halfs/ fulls, extreme attention. Training should include fluid /food intake at planned times. Gels, gatorade, water, banana, etc. You need to be able to digest on fly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Find the cause. : Electrolyte abnormalities can be a result of diet, medications, gi, hormonal, or kidney issues. See a doctor who can order tests to determine the reason for your specific electrolyte losses and come up with a plan to treat the underlying cause. Sometimes appropriate electrolyte replacement is helpful, but treating the primary condition would offer definitive correction of the disorder. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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