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Is it dangerous to drink too much water right after intense exercise?

Is it dangerous to drink too much water right after intense exercise?

How much is too much: Depending on how long and how intensely and the conditions in which you exercised you lose a lot of water from your body.An averaged sized person can lose up to 2 liters[128oz or about 2 quarts] of water for the first hour or then a little less for each aditional hour in hot enviroment. You need to replace what you lose and you probably can safely double that amount. The timing should not matter. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to drink the water in vietnam?

Is it dangerous to drink the water in vietnam?

It may be unsafe: As a visitor from us or europe it is not a good idea to drink tap water in vietnam, as it may have high e coli count than you are used to.That means ice as well and water you use for brushing teeth. It is recommended to drink boiled and than cooled water for these purposes as boiling will kill the bacteria.Bottled water can be used if you can not boil, carbonated drinks are ok. ...Read more

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What to do if I am 6'1", i also exercise at least once a week. I try and drink two litres of water a day but how much should I be drinking?

What to do if I am 6'1", i also exercise at least once a week. I try and drink two litres of water a day but how much should I be drinking?

Two liters.: Two liters a day should be sufficient, but that can vary from day to day, depending on how much water your body consumes based on your activity level. If your urine is clear, or nearly clear, then that's a pretty good indicator that you're well hydrated. ...Read more

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I drink plenty of water yet I do not sweat much when I exercise. Could this be a sign that something isn't working properly?

I drink plenty of water yet I do not sweat much when I exercise.  Could this be a sign that something isn't working properly?

Not everyone is the.: ...same. U probably have high unnoticeable sweating. Don't let this keep U away from proper hydration. A good way 2 know if U R Under hydrated is 2 watch the color of Ur urine. Someone who is dehydrated will have deeply yellow colored urine. A well hydrated person will have almost clear urine. Insensate water loss is seen in heat, ,low humidity, & with a wind or breeze. ...Read more

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I drink about a liter of water a day is that fine or dangerous?

I drink about a liter of water a day is that fine or dangerous?

One liter/day: Hi ~ depends on how energetic you are.. If you are a lumbarjack ~ way too little, running long distance, too little. Normally we take in about 1.5 -2.5 liters per day at REST and more with exericse.The bodys THIRST mechanism is very finely tuned and the moment you start running dry, you get THIRSTY and you'll find water for sure. Its a very powerful drive. Your body will tell u if u need water ! ...Read more

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Hi I used to weight 220 pounds six months after I weight 180 I just exercise and drink lots of water and eats less im trying to reach 170 my regular ?

Hi I used to weight 220 pounds six months after I weight  180 I just exercise and drink lots of water and eats less im trying to reach 170 my regular ?

That's great: That's fantastic. Remember it is harder to keep weight loss than to lose it so once you reach your goal (ideal BMI 25 or less) work on maintaining it. Work to maintain diet high in vegetables and whole grains and minimize saturated fat and carbs. ...Read more