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  • Beat the Heat: Combat Dehydration

    Recognizing basic signs of dehydration before, during, and after bouts of activity are important to prevent heat-related illness. This article will review three methods to assess hydration levels, signs and symptoms of heat illness, and proper hydration guidelines to maximize performance and prevent illness.

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“Losing more than 100 pounds several years ago changed my life. Now I want to help others reach their goals as a personal trainer certified by the NSCA.”

-Scott Malloy | Simi Valley, CA

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