Why It's Important
By getting the proper hydration needs, an athletes body can perform at the highest of its potential. By getting this amount the body will,
- Delay fatigue and maintain mental acuity.
- Optimize ability to maintain a constant body heat, important in warmer environments.
- Satisfies thirsts and prevent significant weight loss from sweating.
- Improve the ability to recover quickly from training and competition.
Athletes need to drink at least 8 bottles of water a day.
It's important to drink more water, the longer your exercise is.
Powerade and Gatorade are sport drinks that are helpful because they provide the body with electrolytes.
Other Fact Of Hydration.
When working out, the body will sweat. It is important to drink a lot of fluids in order to make up for the sweat lost during workouts. Athletes need the fluids more because of the constant strain on the body.