ARTICLE: AVOID DANGER OVER-HYDRATION THIS SUMMER

CrossFit:

Five sets for times of:

Rx:
Run 400 Meters
5 Ground to Overhead (185/135 lbs)
5 Bar Muscle-Ups
10 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
Rest 2 minutes

Competition:
Run 400 Meters
5 Ground to Overhead (165/110 lbs)
5 Jumping Bar Muscle-Ups (Above head)
10 L-Sit DB Press (35-40#/25#)
Rest 2 minutes

Performance:
Run 300 Meters
5 Ground to Overhead (95-135/65-95 lbs)
5 Jumping Bar Muscle-Ups or 5 Pull-ups + 5 Dips (Band OK)
10 L-Sit DB Press (25-30/15-20#)
Rest 2 minutes

Fitness:
Run 200 Meters
5 Ground to Overhead (45-75/35-55 lbs)
5 Ring Rows + 5 Push Ups
10 L-Sit DB Press
Rest 2 minutes

If a set is taking you more than 4 minutes, you need to scale it back and keep your time under 4 minutes for each set.

Article:

As summer sports and outdoor activities heat up, researchers at Loyola University Medical Center want to shed light on an overlooked and potentially life-threatening condition: hyponatremia, or excessive water consumption.

Last summer, there were two reported incidences of death as a result of hyponatremia. Zyrees Oliver, a 17-year-old star football player at Douglas County High School in Georgia, drank two gallons of water and two gallons of Gatorade during practice. He collapsed at home later that day and died at a hospital. Another teen football player in Mississippi, Walker Wilbanks, was taken to the hospital during the second half of a game after vomiting and complaining of a leg cramp. He had a seizure in the emergency room and later died from exercise-associated hyponatremia (EAH).

In recent years, researchers say there have also been more than a dozen documented and suspected runners' deaths from hyponatremia. Read More

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/avoid-dangerous-over-hydration-this-summer/