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How Much Water Should Athletes Drink Every Day?

Exactly how much water should you be drinking on a daily basis? It's a relatively simple question, but the answer is complex. The most commonly c...

Ask the Experts: Am I Drinking Too Much Water?

  Q: I feel like water is sloshing around in my stomach when I run. Am I drinking too much? Ugh! Nothing will bring your morning 5-miler to an end ...

I Hate Water: Healthy Alternatives to H2O

Staying hydrated is critical for everyone, especially athletes. Water plays an essential role in several aspects of body function and performance, i...

Benefits of Coconut Water for Athletes

Often referred to as nature's sports drink, coconut water is becoming a popular choice among athletes. But does it live up to the hype? And what are...

Hydrate With...Pickle Juice?

Yes, it turns out that pickle juice has hydrating qualities comparable to popular sports drinks. In fact, the electrolytes found in the briny juice ...

Elements of Proper Hydration

Anyone who's serious about playing sports knows that staying hydrated is crucial to peak performance. But hydrating goes beyond drinking water. Foll...

Coconut Water Vs. Sports Drinks

Athletes benefit tremendously from a healthy dose of potassium in their diets, because potassium eases muscle cramps and helps balance high levels...

The DIY Athlete: Homemade Sports Drinks

Whether you're in the stands or competing in the game, nothing is more satisfying than a cold sports drink to quench your thirst. Unfortunately for ...

Understanding Sports Drinks to Choose the Right One for You

Since Gatorade hit the market in the 1960s, sports beverages have continued to gain popularity among athletes across the spectrum, from recreational t...

Raising a Red Flag on Some Energy Drinks

Energy drinks have enjoyed a surge in popularity in recent years. Beverage Digest estimates that the market for these products is now a $7.7 billi...