laminar said:I would have thought that in general, a hydrated person would be better off that a dehydrated one.
First, Congratuations on your new Canadian DNF record! I would love to hear all about it.
Hydration is not always a good thing. Overhydration can lead to seizures or, at least, to the lowering of the seizure threshold by loss of electrolytes. Sambas are a form of seizures and share some of the same mechanisms. We know the relation between sambas and blackouts. I believe that overhydration explains some of competition failures. While not germane to lung squeeze, overhydration has its downside. For what it's worth.