Water intake during exercise

2 posts | Original | Recent
 
Image_thumb
1646 Posts
Nov 8, 2014 8:58am
via iOS
“When you’re working out, you’re more likely to be losing water, both through your breath and through sweat,” says Renee Melton, MS, RD, LD, director of nutrition for Sensei, a developer of online and mobile weight loss and nutrition programs. “If you start out dehydrated, you won’t get a good workout. You’ll get dizzy, lethargic, your muscles won’t work as well, you won’t feel as sharp mentally, and you’ll get cramps sooner.”

How Much Water Do You Need?

So how much water should you drink before, during, and after a workout? First, make sure you’re well hydrated to begin with. Drink fluids throughout the day before you exercise. Then follow this formula from Melton:

  • One to two hours before your workout, drink 15 to 20 ounces of water
  • 15 minutes before you begin, drink between 8 and 10 ounces of water
  • During your workout, drink another 8 ounces every 15 minutes.
This is off WebMD 
Image_thumb
38 Posts
Nov 8, 2014 7:24am
via Android

Every body knows water is good fir fitness.drinking a lot of water helps in weight loss.my question is should i take water during exercise or after exercise.

Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Sports Tracker Forums

Runners

9 topics, 37 posts

Welcome Wagon

3 topics, 23 posts

Motivation & Support

10 topics, 75 posts

Help

24 topics, 89 posts

Feedback

5 topics, 18 posts

Injuries

4 topics, 15 posts

Featured Training Programs

50 Push-Up Challenge

50 Push-Up Challenge

Moderate Time 3 Weeks
Functional Fitness 2.0

Functional Fitness 2.0

Moderate Time 3 Weeks
Kick-Off Mania

Kick-Off Mania

Moderate Time 2 Weeks
Lean Pilates: Control

Lean Pilates: Control

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Body Blast Bootcamp

Body Blast Bootcamp

Intense Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Core HIIT - Tabata

Core HIIT - Tabata

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 4 mins  
Core  
Foam Rolling for Legs

Foam Rolling for Legs

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 15 mins  
Legs   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Foam Roller
Grip Burning Circuit

Grip Burning Circuit

Intense Ic_time_32x32 14 mins  
Lower Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Barbell, Box or Step, Dumbbell
Hamstrings and Glutes

Hamstrings and Glutes

Casual Ic_time_32x32 21 mins  
Yoga  
BOSU Total body

BOSU Total body

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 29 mins  
Legs   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 BOSU, Dumbbell
Loaded Kettlebell

Loaded Kettlebell

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 30 mins  
Legs   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Kettlebell