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Discussion: Dehydration

in: MikeS; MikeS > 2016-05-22

May 22, 2016 4:50 PM # 
Good run yesterday. However I would have thought that dehydration would increase your heart rate if anything. I haven't done physiology for a while but if your dehydrated then you have less circulating intravascular volume and your body compensates for this to maintain cardiac output by increasing heart rate.
May 22, 2016 6:02 PM # 
I'm not sure whether ur looking for input, but I'd love to see u run well and achieve your goals so I'm going to add my 2-penneth.

Have you considered taking a good rest period before your next assault on a race? Perhaps you cant put in your full effort as there is a level of residual fatigue constantly in the mix.

I remember when you ran parliament hill cross country and had the shits afterwards. You had 3-4 days off and smashed every pb going when u got back into it.

Why not take a risk and take 2 weeks now then build up for Berlin? You cant question your commitment to training, maybe the only thing missing is recovery? Just a thought. Hope it works out if u try it.
May 22, 2016 6:38 PM # 
Cheers guys, I am looking for input so that's really useful.

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