Ask the Experts: How Can I Safely Cut Weight for Wrestling?

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Q: What's the safest way to cut weight for an upcoming wrestling match?

A: The key to cutting weight safely is making sure to give yourself enough time. Drastic methods to achieve frequent and rapid drops in weight can be harmful—even fatal—due to dehydration.

Watch the video above with sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci to learn how to properly and safely make weight for wrestling.

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Topics: WRESTLING | SPORTS | NUTRITIONIST | DEHYDRATION | SPORTS NUTRITIONIST