hydration | Highland Mountain Water - Part 2

What is Sweat Rate

What is Sweat Rate

If you are an athlete or find yourself hitting the gym a couple times a week, you may have heard the term “sweat rate” tossed around – particularly if you work with a personal trainer. While most common among marathoners, joggers, and runners, sweat rate applies to all forms of exercise, and is key to ensuring your body stays properly hydrated before, during, and after a good work out. Keep reading to learn more about this important hydration technique. Read the rest of “”

Benefits of Drinking Water

Benefits of Drinking Water

We have all heard it a million times – from the moment we were born it seems people were always telling us one of the keys to better body health was to make sure we drink plenty of water. Got a cold? Get lots of liquids. Feeling tired? Drink more water. The reason you hear people say, “drink water more often” is simple: its true – you should. In this article we are going to explain why that is the case, as we discuss the many benefits of drinking water. Read the rest of “”

How Water and Electrolytes Work Together

How Water and Electrolytes Work Together

You have probably seen it a million times – a group of rugged (yet highly stylish) athletes running in slow motion, covered in vibrant red and orange sweat while some song designed to get you amped-up blasts in the background and “inspiring” quotes flash across the screen. The message is blatantly clear – to be a better athlete you need to stay hydrated and replenish your electrolytes. And the only way to do this, our advertisement assures us, is through some purple, red, or orange fruit drink. There is a reason behind all of the special effects, music, and slow motion coolness though – to hide the half-truth these sports drink companies are trying to sell you. In truth, you don’t need a fancy sports drink to replace those lost electrolytes – regular food and water is all you really need. Read the rest of “”