June 14, 2022
We all know the importance of eating well for our performance in the gym. But what we don’t hear nearly enough out is how to hydrate. Today, we want to remind you about the importance of hydrating adequately and exactly how to do that!
Your body is more than 60% water! H2O is clearly important for optimal health. Adequate hydration is especially important if you are an athlete or exercise regularly. When you exercise, you can lose up to 1-2% of your body weight in water through sweat very quickly. If you up your water intake before and during, you risk becoming dehydrated. Some symptoms of dehydration include:
So how much should you drink if you are an athlete or exercise regularly? The amount of water you need depends on many factors, such as your health, the weather, the type of clothes you wear, your exercise intensity and duration. However, there are some general guidelines you can follow:
One of the best ways to ensure that you are drinking enough water is to carry a water bottle with you. Looking for the perfect reusable bottle to help you achieve your fitness goals? The Sweat Nation water bottle makes it easy! This lightweight and portable bottle is perfect for home use, sports, outdoor activities, yoga, the gym, or the office! Our beautifully designed water bottle is made from BPA-Free material, is leak-proof and durable. Most importantly, it comes with convenient timestamps to remind you to drink your recommended water intake throughout the day. Now that the summer heat has finally set in, do yourself a favour and fill yours up.
And remember, when in doubt, HYDRATE!
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