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InnovAAte Inventor’s Experience: Chest Flutters

By Margaret MacDonald / 15/09/2021 /

I started getting these flutters in my upper chest about three years ago as the weather started to warm up from winter time. Since I originally come from the Isle of Lewis off the west coast of Scotland, adjusting to heat in the spring and summer has always been challenging. As the weather starts to…

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Develop your personalised hydration strategy

By Hugh Dunstan / 06/08/2020 /

Hydration: Whether you are working out, competing, training or working in a hot environment, you need to know how much fluid to replace and replenish electrolytes and amino acids. 1. Work out how much fluid you lose during a workday or exercise session. This can be estimated by measuring your body mass before and after…

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Hydration requires electrolytes + amino acids

By Hugh Dunstan / 14/02/2020 /

Summer weather can be extremely hot and present a challenge for maintaining good health – the key is to maintain good hydration. When you are working in the heat or exercising, you can lose litres of sweat every hour and hydration becomes important . You can easily lose litres of fluid just sitting and surviving…

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