Drinking / Hydrating for Exercise
How Much Water Should You Drink
Athletes need to hydrate, but how much water should you drink?
Proper Hydration for Exercise - Water or Sports Drinks
Adequate fluid intake is essential for athletes before, during, and after exercise. Whether to use sports drinks or just water depends upon your duration and intensity of exercise.
Water Intoxication (Hyponatremia)
Can athletes get too much water? Hyponatremia has become more prevalent as more people are participating in endurance sports.
Top Hydration Packs for Athletes
A hydration pack can athletes stay hydrated and avoid dehydration. Here are top picks in hydration packs.
Nuun Electrolyte and Hydration Replacement Tablets
Nuun electrolyte tablets offers athletes a unique carbohydrate-free fluid replacement. Just drop a tablet of nuun into a water bottle and you replace electrolytes without the calories of most other sports drinks.
Test Your Sweat IQ
How much do you know about sweat? Sweating is natural to an athlete, yet not many know how it can be both helpful and harmful to them. Take this quiz and see how you score.
Hydration Study: Athletes Underestimate Fluid Needs
Study results showed that even experienced athletes drastically underestimated how much sweat they lost and consequently drank too little to stay well hydrated.
Carbohydrate-Protein Drink Improves Time to Exhaustion
An article in the Journal of Exercise Physiology - online has studied the ergogenic effects of various beverages after a glycogen lowering diet and exercise bout. The research abstract follows.