hydration

Dehydration Myths

Dehydration Myths

When it comes to dehydration, there is no shortage of myths floating around the Internet and in the public opinion as well. Some of these half-truths range from the simple to the outlandish. Normally myths are harmless and add to a topics mystique, but in the case of dehydration, these falsities can prove harmful to individuals not well versed in proper hydration practices. In this article, we are going to look at some common wive’s tales about dehydration. Read the rest of “”

Foods That Help Fight Dehydration

Foods That Help Fight Dehydration

Whether you are a professional athlete or just your average Joe, staying properly hydrated is important if you want to keep your body (and mind) in tip-top shape. Drinking enough water is one way to help keep your hydration levels up to par, but did you know eating the proper foods can also help in the battle against dehydration? In this quick blog post, we are going to look at some common foods that help you stay hydrated. Read the rest of “”

Water and Exercise Tips

Water and Exercise Tips

Whether you are a seasoned athlete, regular at the gym, or just like to take a nightly stroll to help keep the extra pounds at bay, knowing how to keep properly hydrated while you exercise is key to losing weight and staying healthy. In this quick blog post, we are going to look at some tips for staying hydrated while you exercise. Read the rest of “”

Water versus Energy Drinks

Water versus Energy Drinks

Watching television, you would think that energy drinks and sports drinks are miracle cure-alls for athletes, promising top notch hydration in a vibrantly colored liquid. Sports drinks companies spend millions of dollars on slick commercials of athletes sweating orange and purple liquid through their pours, winning big football games, and running in slow motion. It is almost as if they are trying to convince you of something – after all, you don’t see bottled spring water companies advertising the same way. Before you pick up a bottle of any sugary, chemical-laden beverage, ask yourself this: are sports drinks really better than nature’s star beverage – spring water? Read the rest of “”

Hydration Tips

Hydration Tips

Whether you are an athlete, exercise occasionally, or are a couch potato, staying hydrated is necessary for your body to stay healthy and run like a well-oiled machine. As simple as the task of hydration seems, you would be surprised at the number of people that walk around on a day to day basis that are completely unaware of the fact that they are suffering from dehydration. Rest assured though – while they may not know, their bodies do. And your body will as well. To nip this problem in the bud, we have some great tips for staying hydrated in this week’s blog post. Read the rest of “”