Posts Tagged ‘Water’
DON'T JUST BE FIT...
You’re probably not drinking enough water. No, the watered-down latte you had this morning or your homemade soda at night doesn’t count. Even if you find yourself going through a few cups a day at the water cooler, you still may be falling short. How much water is enough? Let’s look at some stats, then […]
Many Americans fail to drink the world’s first energy drink: water. In a recent study, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 43% of adults drink less than four cups of water a day; That includes 36% who drink one to three cups, and 7% who drink none. First Lady Michelle Obama continues […]
Hydration is so important when it comes to health and nutrition because the body is made up of mostly water. The balance between water and electrolytes in the body determines how all body systems function. Drinking water helps control your body temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, and metabolism. Without water, dehydration sets in and the body can […]
Two-thirds of the body consists of water, which distributes itself throughout the body in the muscles, the brain, bones and blood; water has many important roles. Some of the most important functions are transporting nutrients and oxygen to cells, assisting metabolism, detox, protecting organs and helping them absorb nutrients better, regulating body temperature, and protecting […]
So now that summer is here, I thought it would be a good idea to talk about hydration. As a firefighter, I don’t have the option to take it easy when it is 100 degrees outside. One thing that is always on my mind on these hot days is hydration and as fitness oriented gamers, […]