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Drinking Goodsport

THE IMPORTANCE OF HYDRATION

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Hydration status influences every single physiological system in the human body. It may seem astonishing but it’s true - every bodily system relies upon sufficient water content for optimal function.

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Working Out

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

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Even slight dehydration can significantly hinder performance, so plan and practice your hydration strategy in advance. Regularly training with your hydration plan helps your body adapt to consuming...

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Drinking GoodSport

BIG REVEAL! 🚨

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The single most critical component of any hydrator is water, essential for virtually every physiological and metabolic function in the body. A well-formulated sports drink or hydration mix enhances...

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Working Out Kettlebell

CHARGE ME UP

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Electrolytes are particles that have a natural electrical charge when dissolved in water.  They are essential for all of our basic bodily functions including muscle and brain function, nerve suppor...

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Running

THE CARB TRUTH

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Studies have shown that consuming carbohydrate during training  aids in the rapid absorption of water and nutrients.  Rapid gastric emptying—the speed at which fluid and nutrients leave the stomach...

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Drinking GoodSport

FOCUS ON FLUID

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Knowing how to properly hydrate is important to overall health and to protect everyday physical and mental performance. It’s also important to be well hydrated prior to beginning any intense activi...

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Drinking GoodSport

HYDRATION SAPPERS

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Alcohol is dehydrating due to its diuretic effect, increasing fluid loss through urine and extending the time required for complete rehydration. Reasonable amounts of caffeine do not significantly ...

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Rugby

MYTH BUSTER

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You probably expected our answer to be yes.  But the truth is, you can go walk the dog and leave your water bottle at home.  There are plenty of occasions when overall sweat loss is so low that dri...

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Racing

DOES AGE MATTER?

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Children sweat less than adults and thus do not need to drink as much during physical activity to stay hydrated. Older individuals are at increased risk of dehydration due to a less-sensitive thirs...

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Drinking GoodSport

BATTLE OF THE SEXES

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Males and females have similar sweating and hydration-related responses to physical activity, with only minor differences in fluid-regulatory hormones and regional sweating rates. Although hormonal...

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Drinking GoodSport

IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE

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You sweat more because being in great shape improves your sweating response, allowing you to stay cooler and perform better during workouts.

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Drinking GoodSport

HEAVY SWEATER?

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Heavy sweaters need to drink more to prevent significant dehydration during physical activity, ensuring they are well hydrated prior to starting exercise and replenishing fluids and electrolytes af...

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GoodSport Drink

SCIENCE TALKS

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A study by Arizona State University's Hydration Science Lab found that GoodSport, a natural electrolyte hydration drink with optimal levels of sodium and potassium, outperformed other leading sport...

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