Video: Calculate your water intake for optimum performance

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The importance of hydration leading up to the Waterford Viking Marathon

The importance of hydration leading up to the Waterford Viking Marathon

Calculating your water intake in regular, little and often patterns make for optimum performance according to WIT Postgrad researcher Fionn McSwiney

Leading up to a major sporting event like the Waterford Viking Marathon, athletes should be consciously calculating the amount of fluids their body is absorbing as well as losing.

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) Postgrad Researcher in the Department of Sport & Exercise Science, Fionn McSwiney lays out a concise plan on calculating the level of hydration you need to take in when training heavily. 


 

Waterford's sixth annual marathon event will take place on Saturday 24 June 2017. The new route planned for 2017  will take in the two bridges of the city, Rice Bridge and Thomas Francis Meagher Bridge on the N25.

WIT has partnered with WLRfm Waterford Viking Marathon and is delighted to be sponsoring the goody bag for the 2017 event on 24 June 2017. All race distances will finish at the WIT Arena and athletes register and pick up their bag at the sports campus in the days before the race. The Institute, through the Department of Sport & Exercise Science, is will also be hosting events, publishing articles and running competitions to promote exercise and health.

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