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  1. High Speed Low Drag Fett 4 Real's Avatar
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    Jul 19, 2011, 9:17 PM - Re: Trooping in the sun and you.... #26

    Quote saint_nasty said: View Post
    i wear a camelpak under my vest, and it doubles as my jetpack harness.
    Now theres an idea.
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    Jul 19, 2011, 9:25 PM - Re: Trooping in the sun and you.... #27

    I made my comment from personal experience, I guess I'm just too big a guy to pull it off.
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    Jul 19, 2011, 11:33 PM - Re: Trooping in the sun and you.... #28

    What a wonderful post done by dsonik! Below I have added some wonderful guidelines that I give to all of my athletes (I am an exercise physiologist). Its also important to remember that physiologically there is an extremely fine line between heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. That being said, its a good idea to begin salting (sea salt) food several days prior to subjecting yourself to intense heat as this will undoubtedly help prevent hypohydration (dehydration). Although the guidelines are "performance based", when fetted up, one should closely consider themself as an athlete. Hope you guys find these useful.
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    Goals- Prevent dehydration, delay fatigue, and minimize risk of heat illness.
    As many of you already know Temecula summers exceed upwards of 105+ degrees. In order for the human body to function properly and perform at optimum levels it is extremely important for the exerciser to avoid hypohydration (dehydration) as this is not only detrimental to performance but the health and safety of all of you. Below are some general guidelines that follow the RDI’s for health as well as safety.1 It must also be noted that the pre-exercise meal should be high in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, low in fat, adequate in energy, and accompanied by fluid.
    Pre-Exercise
    ( 1-4 hrs) During Exercise Post-Exercise
    ( Within 1 hr)
    H2o 8-16 oz. or 2 cups
    Optimal(1-2 hrs prior) 5-12 oz.
    (Every 15-20 min.) For every 1 lb. lost
    Consume 2 cups of fluid
    CHO Solution (for activities ≥60 min.) 1.0-4.5 gm/kg of BWT 20 oz. of CHO solution
    (Every hr.) 1 gm of CHO/kg of BWT

    References
    1. Dunford M. Advanced Exercise Nutrition. Human Kinetics; 2007.
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    Jul 20, 2011, 3:32 AM - Re: Trooping in the sun and you.... #29

    Quote Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    Quote saint_nasty said: View Post
    i wear a camelpak under my vest, and it doubles as my jetpack harness.
    Now theres an idea.
    i really should put some holes in my flightsuit for the straps to come through to completely hide the camelpak. there's a bit that always peeks out from under he vest.

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