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Noakes book covers longer time spans
Many of the studies that Noakes uses to illustrate his point are from soldiers put on forced marches in desert heat over multiple days. In some instances purposely put on low salt diets beforehand...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » over hydration
January 10, 9:53pm

Read the book
I know I am starting to sound like a broken record but the book is only $15 at Amazon. Jennifer I'll bet that after you read the book you will change your mind about the "state of the res...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » over hydration
January 09, 9:12pm

This is the MO of the whole book
"Hyponatremia (low blood sodium) is a real clinical condition that kills some marathoners and others. " Basically that is what drove him to write the book in the first place. The woma...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » over hydration
January 08, 8:44pm

Read the book
The author shoots down the electrolyte myth as well. Any distance athlete should read the book. He starts out by hypothesizing that man's inability to go without water (due to hairlessness, u...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » over hydration
January 08, 7:34pm

Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports
I posted a link to this book several months ago. Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports http://www.amazon.com/Waterlogged-Serious-Problem-Overhydration-Enduranc...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » over hydration
January 08, 1:30pm

Willamette Valley, the “grass seed capital of the world.”
Here is the reason for the grass allergy problems. Oregon is the world’s major producer of cool-season forage and turf grass seed and a widely recognized center of expertise in seed production...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So....how do you all feel about Oregon??
January 03, 10:16pm

and this
The snowfree backpacking season is only 6-7 weeks long, and these days is often marred by oppressive forest-fire smoke that lasts for weeks.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So....how do you all feel about Oregon??
January 03, 9:00pm

Patagonia Nano Puff
My wife and I both used Patagonia Nano Puffs during our JMT section hike last summer. Combined with a Merino wool long underwear top and a long sleeve shirt we found it sufficient. It violently t...

In GEAR » JMT Hike Clothing suggestions
January 01, 8:35pm

Ashland,OR
Ashland is really the place you are dreaming about. Small town, uber left wing and unlimited outdoor stuff all around. Now matter how wacked your philosophy is there will be kindred souls. We h...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » So....how do you all feel about Oregon??
January 01, 8:14pm

Incredible story at the NYT-- Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek
If you haven't experienced the NYT multimedia article: Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek Do yourself a favor and take the time to live it. http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2012...

In Chaff » Incredible story at the NYT-- Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek
December 26, 1:49pm

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