Hydrate for exercise, hydrate to repair

Everyone knows we get thirsty when we exercise, and we must replace the water we lose when we sweat. However, there is a lot more to the science of hydration. It affects the success of your exercise routine and your recovery process in many ways that are less than obvious. What does water do for your body when you exercise? On the simplest level, water keeps you from getting dehydrated. Everyone ‘knows’ that,...

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Six warning steps towards dehydration

The human body needs hydration, we all know that. But what do you really know about the signs of dehydration? There are 6 stages that you will go through if you forget or ignore the need for fluids, and these will happen very, very quickly. We are not scaremongering, all we are trying to do is make you realise the dangers involved with dehydration, which you can so easily avoid. Starting...

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Can water help you ‘slip into’ that little black dress

Christmas party season will soon be here, whether it’s cocktails on a rooftop, a sit down dinner with your work colleagues or strutting some moves on a dance floor. Whichever way, you search in the wardrobe for that dress you love, put it on – but it’s too tight somewhere in the equation! Whether it’s a dress or a sexy tuxedo trouser suit, the problem is the same – so...

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How Much Water is Needed During a Workout?

It can be a difficult challenge to calculate how much to drink during a workout. You'll be losing fluid that must be replaced, but too much water can leave you bloated and sluggish. This article will help you understand the optimum water consumption for any gym session! It's no secret how important exercise is for a healthy body and mind, but it comes with its own set of risks that must...

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Back to School Hydration Tips

The summer holidays are over and for the last six weeks you’ve probably been monitoring your child’s food and water intake. The holidays, however, are a time for treats and although the weather made it easy to ensure our kids were well hydrated, water may not necessarily have been their first choice. Now you’ve got them back to school, making sure they stay hydrated during the day is going to be...

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Top Hydration Tips

National Hydration day (23 June 2018) is upon us, so we thought we would give you a reminder of why it is important to keep hydrated. The importance of hydration should be obvious, but many people forget to drink to keep their bodies functioning at top level. Hydratem8 are happy to help you with these key tips to staying hydrated, and to prevent you from running out of steam both day...

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