dehydration

The body is approximately 60% water and the brain approximately 70%, which highlights exactly why it is so important to replenish your stores of water throughout the day, especially when exercising.   Most people tend to drin...
Exercise associated muscle cramps (EAMC) are common amongst athletes and individuals who train regularly.  EAMC are ‘involuntary, painful contraction of a muscle or muscle group that occurs during or after exercise.’  When y...
Do you start to feel fatigued during exercise? Does your level of concentration and focus decrease throughout activity? This may be a sign that you are dehydrated, even if you do not feel thirsty. By the time you are thirsty you a...
1 – Thirst – By the time you are thirsty you are already dehydrated, equivalent to a water loss if 2% body weight. Studies show that a 2% loss in body weight from thirst results in a 10% loss in performance. If dehydration...
We all know how important hydration is whilst exercising, but do we know the dangers of what happens when we’re dehydrated? We’ve listed just some of the dangers of dehydration, and some handy tips of how to avoid it so you ca...
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