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Hydration for Health and Performance

Hydration for Health and Performance

By STACEY PENNEY, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS · Original Post on NASM.org  Just how much water should you drink on a daily basis? Does the food you eat count toward this amount? Do you need as much water when exercising in the cold as you would in the heat? Will drinking water speed weight loss? Does dehydration affect athletic performance? If you’ve ever had questions like these about hydration, read on to find out why it is so important to keep properly hydrated. We’ve all heard the advice to drink eight glasses of water a day. We’ve probably even told our...

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HyVIDA's Hydrogen Infusion, a Blog Worthy Review - Taste & Health

HyVIDA's Hydrogen Infusion, a Blog Worthy Review - Taste & Health

Our Blogs are intended to provide informative content to enlighten, educate and guide your "well-being compass".  The following review of HyVIDA surely falls within those guidelines. Instagram Post by @tastethisreviews May 14, 2017 (Bottled Water Critic)  REVIEW OF: HyVIDA - HyVIDA is a hydrogen infused spring water, canned at the source at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan. If you've read my review of hFactor, you'll know I went into this review with a healthy skepticism. My experience with HyVIDA was very different. Let's first start with the water. I've never had water from Mt. Fuji. I tried it as...

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Cheating? You can't deny the issues with Diet Soda.

Cheating? You can't deny the issues with Diet Soda.

Washington Post      April 21, 2017 Americans trying to stay healthy have abandoned sugary drinks for diet drinks in droves over the past few decades on the theory that the latter is better than the former. Now, more evidence has emerged to refute that rationale. Indeed, a new study shows an association between diet soda and both stroke and dementia, with people drinking diet soda daily being almost three times as likely to develop stroke and dementia as those who consumed it weekly or less. “This included a higher risk of ischemic stroke, where blood vessels in the brain become...

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How to Stay Hydrated: 7 Tips for an Active Summer

How to Stay Hydrated: 7 Tips for an Active Summer

By Jake Heikkinen, AT, ATC, CSCS Henry Ford Medical System Not only is H20 an essential nutrient, it literally makes up your entire being: We’re all 40 to 70 percent water, depending on your fitness level and age. And while staying hydrated is always important, it may become more challenging as the weather heats up. Hard-working muscles generate more heat when they’re surrounded by hot air, making it harder for your body to maintain a normal temperature. Even a 1 to 2 percent loss of body weight (from water) can compromise your performance and impact your body’s ability to cool itself....

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