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For another year, although I kept practicing Bikram yoga to the exclusion of other exercise, I was disheartened. I was also curious about why the yoga seemed to work for some, but not for me: my muscles, unimpressed by engaging daily in the same workout, had softened. My thoughts were once again the anxious kind — dark, nasty creatures sprinting on a treadmill. But many of my classmates were toned and lithe, smiling serenely, sipping SmartWater, executing bow pose to perfection. Had I overdone it? Had I reached some kind of tipping point, like sniffing perfume until I could no longer smell? I didn’t know.

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The next day, I bought Shakti shorts (the unofficial Bikram yoga uniform), returned to class and relinquished my earthly possessions (well, my gym membership). I was ready to walk with Bikram.


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Therefore, based on the latest research and findings, hydration for training and racing isn’t as complicated as we’ve tried to make it. Simply drink according to your level of thirst and you’ll be maximizing your performance while also keeping yourself safe.


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If left untreated or misdiagnosed as dehydration, hyponatremia can progress to seizure, brain swelling, pulmonary edema (fluid buildup in the air sacs of the lungs), comatose, cardiorespiratory arrest, or death.

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The only symptom of dehydration is thirst and often, this thirst becomes so overwhelming that the athlete is compelled to drink when fluid is available.

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Although the signs and symptoms of hyponatremia have been described as similar to those of dehydration. Noakes points out that the only true symptom of dehydration is thirst. Symptoms associated with hyponatremia include:

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I looked at the door. It was closed. I was already sweating, my heart pounding. Around me, the other students were sweating, too, but they also looked tranquil, lying on their mats, palms open, gazing softly at the ceiling. I did not feel tranquil. I wanted to scream. But I did what I was told to do: Stay in the room. By the time we finished the opening breath sequence, I was drenched from my hair to my toes.

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The exact mechanism behind hyponatremia is not clear, but it is known to be associated with the over-consumption of hypotonic fluids (like water). It is important to note that hyponatremia can develop from drinking too much fluid before, during, and even after the race. Furthermore, hyponatremia can also develop from over-drinking sports drinks, despite the fact that most contain sodium.

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Slower runners often have an easier time drinking while running since they’re running at a slower pace. In addition, they are more likely to walk through water stops since they are more crowded and the time loss is less significant. As such, they tend to fill up on water quickly and are thus more likely to be at risk for hyponatremia.