How can I stay hydrated during a triathlon?

If you’re competing in a triathlon, you should drink every 15-20 minutes. Alternate between water and sports drinks. During the run course, stop at a few water stations and pour water on yourself to help overcome the heat during the grueling final stretch.

This content originally appeared online at Baptist Health South Florida.

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