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What is Heat Stroke and How to Prevent It!

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What is Heat Stroke and How to Prevent It!

Keep your cool, stay calm and beat the heat to avoid heat stroke Heat stroke is nothing to ignore – it does not mean that if you have it, you just get out the sun and into the shade, drink down some water and hopefully be on your way. In fact, heat stroke is a medical emergency. It occurs when your body loses its ability to cool itself, and you become totally dehydrated. Your body is no longer capable of releasing the internal heat out into the environment, and therefore you end up with heat stroke. This is when your...

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Sodium and Dehydration

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Sodium and Dehydration

We are experiencing very hot humid conditions at present which makes running very difficult.  I am finding it hard to run even short distance despite the fact I am up very early as the humidity is so high it just sucks the life out of me!!  

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Survival Tips When You Can’t Run

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Survival Tips When You Can’t Run

We all have times when for some reason, usually an injury when we can’t run.  I am in that situation at present so I thought it only appropriate to give some tips on how to survive and come back better than ever.

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DOGS LOVE TO RUN TOO!

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DOGS LOVE TO RUN TOO!

Dogs love to run fast and slow, here and there and anywhere. They also like to sniff anything of interest, what other dogs have been up to, who visited that tree or post, and what might be in that packet that someone has tossed from the car after a visit to the fast food outlet. So you see, to successfully run with a dog you need to relax, have patience and be prepared to train your dog to run by your side on or off the lead. If you are the type of person who finds it stressful, and is...

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How do you deal with potential disaster to a DREAM project?

Robert Dickison

How do you deal with potential disaster to a DREAM project?

Well here I am lying in a hospital bed awaiting surgery on an aneurysm behind my left knee three weeks after running the Gold Coast 100km Ultra...

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