Here's something you might want to be aware of if you haven't already done a long course triathlon or a marathon.
It so happens that those among us prone to water retention often find ourselves taking on some excess fluids (and weight) during the first few days after the race.
Just imagine this: you've just done a 70.3 triathlon above altitude. But for the behavior of your bizarre teammate Miguel, you finished DFL.
You feel, and rightfully so, that it's the hardest thing you've ever done.
Hypothetically speaking, of course.
And let's just say, hypothetically, that you're exhausted, quickly develop a deep and abiding hatred of stairs, inclines, and anything you have to step up on. You wonder why you didn't have the guy who built your house put in an escalator.
Then a day or so later you get on the scale to find you've GAINED 6 pounds.
Did you read what I wrote? GAINED SIX POUNDS. That's just under 3 kg for our international friends.
Oh, sure, it goes away after a day or five, but it's a bit jarring, to say the least.
It could happen to you. Enjoy.
No need to thank me; I'm here to help.
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