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How Much Water Should An Athlete Drink A Day
6-8 cups: An adult needs around 2 liters or 8 glasses of water per day. A teen athlete should at least take in 1.5 liters or 6 cups of water. Depending of sport, you may need more. Make sure to take in electrolytes in the form of sports drinks or electrolyte supplements. Hammer nutrition has some of the best sports drinks out there for athletes. ...Read more
My urine in the mornings is dark yellow but the rest of the day it's pretty much clear. I drink a lot of water because I'm an athlete. Is this normal?
Yes: You are VERY normal... The yellow color in am indicates concentration of the urine .(less free water more excretory substances) The urine gets clearer as your water intake increases! BTW Be careful to include some electrolytes with your liquid intake if you work out heavily! BE WELL Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I have such heat intolerance? I'm 17. Never used to happen. HR will be 125 just standing in heat. I drink over 6 glasses of water a day.athlete
Why does my hr so high during exercise?i will not be even close to exhaustion and hr avgs 189. beats really hard too.18, athlete.drink so much water
Sir, I read in one article that drinking coconut water is not good for athletes and diabetes ...is it true??
Myths: That is not true and is a false myth. ...Read more
Reason for a higher than expected resting heart rate in an athlete? mine is about 80-95. used to be in the 60's? i drink tons of water
Fast pulse: That is an abnormally rapid resting heart rate for a healthy young person. Causes include overactive thyroid, fever, anemia, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, anxiety, cardiac arrhythmias and certain stimulant medications. I recommend an evaluation by your physician and appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more
How bad is taking aleve, (naproxen)anti inflammatories, 440-660mgdaily..as long as I'm drinking a lot of water and eating normal (athlete)?
Not recommended: Taking anti-inflammatory medications every day is not recommended. All anti-inflammatory medications can irritate the stomach and cause ulcers in some people. They can also damage the kidneys. It is best to try to relieve joint pains with physical therapy and only use medications occasionally. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Drink when thirsty: There is no particular amount of water needed by healthy persons, and no need to keep track of how much you drink. Drink water or other fluids as needed to satisfy your thirst. Otherwise forget it. ...Read more
6-8 glasses of 8 oz : Drink 6-8 glasses of 8oz water each. Now the trend is to "eat" your water. Another wards, eating lots of fruits and veggies that contain high amounts of water may be the way to go because along with getting the water you benefit from the micronutrients, and vitamins and fiber! ...Read more
Aim for 5: There are some medical conditions that would change this answer (examples: heart failure, kidney failure), but in general aim for about 5 glasses of water a day. And of course that should be a part of an otherwise healthy diet with plenty of veggie's as well as regular exercise. Glad you're thinking about this! ...Read more
8glasses per day: The body is 80% water. You should consume half your bodyweight in water on ounces. ...Read more
6-8 cups: For an adult a good amount of water would be 6-8 cups a day. Certainly you may need more if your are involved in athletic activities and you lose a lot of fluids through sweat. ...Read more
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