Prof Tim Noakes is one of the world’s leading authorities on fluid replacement for endurance athletes, besides being the author of ” Lore of Running”, which is the most exhaustive compilation of Scientific research for runners.
His latest book is ‘Waterlogged’ released last week, in which he deals about the danger of excessive water intake and exercise induced hyponatremia. Scientific position has swung from one extreme to the other in the past few decades. Earlier we were being advised not to drink water and now we are drinking too much for our own good. In his book the role of the sports drink industry comes in for a scathing attack.
The first interview of Prof Tim Noakes after the release of the book is at
And if you thought that this problem was not real..listen to what Arvind Bharati of Runners for Life, Race director for India’s only Ultra has to say about his personal experiences with runners and Hyponatremia in their running events.