I say “hydrate, hydrate, hydrate” with as much excitement and fervor as real estate agents say “location, location, location.” The topic of hydration is timely as I sit here observing my outside thermometer reading “94 degrees”. So, let’s get to the point.
Some common questions I receive:
- Do I really need 64 oz of water each day?
- How much is too much?
- What do I need to sustain my workouts and how do I know if I’m hydrated “enough”?
All valid and good questions to ponder! The first point I want to emphasize is to let thirst be the guide to your personal water intake needs. Like anything in health, fitness, or life, a one-size fits all approach is short sighted and, quite frankly, erroneous. (more…)