Hydration for Young Athletes

January 25, 2020 Written by

Hydration for young athletes (and adult athletes, too) is more important than you may realize. A drop in hydration can not only affect performance, but can also result in headaches and a decrease in their cognitive performance. Is your young athlete staying hydrated? Guess what? Thirst is not a reliable sign of proper hydration (for kids or adults). Experts recommend that young athletes drink plenty of water before a workout and every 15 to 20 minutes... Read More

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Importance of Staying Hydrated

September 1, 2019 Written by

We need water to stay alive. Yet, we lose it all the time through sweating, respiration and excretion. Staying hydrated is important for many reasons; it lubricates joints, regulates body temperature and brings nutrients to cells to name just a few.  How Much Water Do I Need? So, how much water should you drink? Most adults need about three liters of water every day. But, as always, many factors should be taken into consideration: Larger individuals... Read More

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