Posts Tagged ‘hydration’

cyclist drinking water

As a professional cyclist the most important aspect of my training is to hydrate well. According to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) failing to drink enough water throughout the day and especially during training can lead to more problems than dehydration. Running low on water can cause heat illnesses, muscle fatigue, energy loss, […]

People dancing at a music festival

New festivals spring into existence every year, packing every weekend of the summer full of opportunities to work on your tan and rock out to the some talented musical acts in the summer heat. Even if you’re not a musical festival fan you’ll likely attend at least one outdoor summer event this season, whether it’s […]

Alternatives to Water to Help you Stay Hydrated During Colder Months

As the leaves begin to change color and we gleefully anticipate the first snowfall our drinking habits begin to change too. The hot, balmy months of the summer cause us to sweat constantly, but most people stay properly hydrated because they are trying to cool down from the heat. Between water, juice, lemonade, and sports […]

You’re a Pro Athlete: How Much Water Should You Drink?

Most of our readers probably aren’t starting for the New England Patriots or spending their days training at a FIFA football pitch. But even if you’re not a professional athlete, any form of exercise takes its toll on your body. As the amount of exercise in your daily routine increases, so does your body’s demand […]

The 7 Most Common Drinking Water Myths & Facts

Water is the most essential part of our lives. Every living being must consume a certain amount of water every day for basic bodily functions and to maintain optimal health. Plumbing and public drinking water utilities have been a part of our society for centuries, so it’s only logical that some misconceptions about drinking water […]