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A 19-year-old male asked:

How much water should i drink a day if i play soccer for 2 hours every day?

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 40 years experience
8 glasses +: 8 glasses a day is sufficient for most people with no intense activity. But if sweating a lot and it is warm out add 2-3 more glasses.

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Last updated Dec 31, 2013


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