Drinking water during exercise

Whether you are an athlete or not, staying hydrated is of course very important. Even more so drinking water during exercise.

A very common question is “How much water to drink during exercise? And of course this is not a question to which the same answer can be given for everyone. And this is because everyone is different.You must take into account several factors, such as the rate of sweating, humidity and heat and in the environment, also the time and intensity of the exercise.

The American Council on Exercise has recommended the following basic guidelines for drinking water before, during and after exercise: “Drink 0.5 to 0.6 liter of water approximately 2 to 3 hours before exercise begins. Drink 1/4 liter of water 20 to 30 minutes before starting exercise or warm-up. And during exercise, drink 200 to 300 ml of water every 10 to 20 minutes. And 1/4 of water no more than 30 minutes after exercise.

Athletes may want to measure the amount of fluid they lose during exercise. And to measure more specifically the amount of water they should drink: (.50 to .75 lt of water per pound of body weight).

Drinking more than enough water during the day.

Drinking water during exercise

Drinking water during exercise
Drinking water during exercise

There are people who, for fear of dehydration, drink water as if they were on a spree. But be careful, excess is bad.

Depending on your body and the type of activity you do, you may drink too much. If you have any questions about how much water you should drink, contact your primary care physician.

Hydrating drinks.

If you are going to do more than one hour of high-intensity exercise, sports drinks can be helpful. The components in sports drinks can provide energy, and electrolytes to help you exercise for a long time. Drinking water during exercise

Drinking water during exercise
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