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Feeling Dizzy or Fatigued? Try these recipes to get hydrated

  by RADHA MARCUM Feeling dizzy or fatigued? You may be dehydrated. Feeling parched? Don’t ignore it. Thirst is the first sign that you’re already dehydrated. We’ve all heard we should aim to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. But when water becomes a bore let these sippers come to the rescue.   Sparkling apple cider also works well. If you prefer …

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Good Hydration: 4 New Types of Water Packed with Nutrients

These new waters do more than just hydrate by offering vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and electrolytes, too.

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Why Electrolytes Are A Game Changer for Athletes

Electrolytes are electrically charged minerals that regulate your nerve and muscle function and work with water to keep your body hydrated, too.9 Electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, chloride and calcium are depleted when you sweat and need to be replenished to help your muscles contract and maintain athletic performance.9 A literal game changer, electrolytes are vital for maintaining fluid balance and preventing …

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Drink More Water

Thirsty? Your body may be trying to tell you something, so listen up! The importance of keeping hydrated can’t be overstated; when the sensation of thirst is triggered, your body is asking for a refill.5 Why? Water is responsible for keeping your body functioning normally.1 Yep, you need it to live.7 Dehydration of as little as 2% loss of body weight …

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6 Helpful Hydration Ideas for Extreme Heat

Feel like you can’t drink any more water? Keep yourself hydrated with these water-rich cooling foods and drinks in extreme heat. The excessive heat can make everyone feel tired and grumpy and staying hydrated is key to navigating the worst of the summer heat. Everyone knows they should gulp down 8-10 glasses of water daily but in excessive heat conditions, …

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Follow these tips for staying hydrated this winter so that you stay well!

Cold weather can make your skin dry and flaky and can make drinking water seem like a chore. The thing to remember is that a dehydrated body may be more susceptible in winter to fatigue, colds and flu. Recently I was reading an article in my running magazine that a 2% drop in body water can cause small but critical …

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Electrolytes and Hydration

In the spring, an outdoor ride with the girls usually begins with a conversation similar to the title of TLC’s popular show “What Not to Wear”.  Do I need a vest or jacket?  Are you wearing shorts or long tights?  Should I wear a headband?  It’s good to be prepared and is easier to take something off when it gets …

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