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Doctor insights on: Should You Drink Water Before During After A Workout

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Should I be drinking normal water during and after workout or cold water ?

Should I be drinking normal water during and after workout or cold water ?

Either one: You should drink which one you prefer! It really doesn't matter! Thanks for trusting Healthtap! ...Read more

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Is a chemical compound with the formula h2o, containing 1 oxygen & 2 hydrogen atoms. It is a liquid at temperatures above 0'c at sea level. It covers 71% of the earth's surface & is vital for all life forms. Drinking water is essential, even though it contains no calories & no organic nutrients. It is a universal solvent with many uses, such as drinking, agriculture, ...Read more


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Should i exercise before or after a meal?

Should i exercise before or after a meal?

Wait: Don't exercise immediately after a meal as blood supply is directed toward the digestive tract and away from muscles. It's best to allow your stomach to fully empty before exercising. Remember when your mother told you not to go swimming after a meal as you can get severe muscle cramps ? ...Read more

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Should I exercise before or after breakfast? Or should I wait until a couple of hours before bed?

Should I exercise before or after breakfast? Or should I wait until a couple of hours before bed?

Exercise...: only works if you do it. My suggestion would be finding the time that you personally are most likely to be consistent with and exercise then. Studies have pointed to the fact that fat oxidation is more stimulated if you work out before breakfast (after a 10-12 hour fast). If you can make it a habit to get up early and work out - go for it! If not, find the time that works for you. Take care. ...Read more

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Should you eat before or after exercise?

Should you eat before or after exercise?

I'd say after.: For cardio, exercising in the AM before breakfast will burn fat stores for energy rather than just using calories from food you've eaten. For weights, eating a healthy mixed meal afterwards helps replenish the carbohydrate stores and deposit protein into the muscles for building. ...Read more

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Should i eat before exercising or after?

Should i eat before exercising or after?

None: You should have at least 1 h before & after execises, although some recommends protein 30 min after exercising. It will depeng on your metabolism & digestion. ...Read more

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Should i drink a protein shake after workout? Or is it better to before?

Should i drink a protein shake after workout? Or is it better to before?

Either!!: I don't think there is any specific scientific reason to take it before or afterwards. Personally i will have it afterwards. Lets see if any other physician has any recommendations about this matter. I would like to be educated on it as well. ...Read more

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Should you eat a full meal before or after working out?

Should you eat a full meal before or after working out?

Eat a small meal -: -with carbs & sugar. Fruit & cereal. U need this for energy then eat some yogert after workouts, the small containers have 12gms of protein. So U don't have 2 eat a large meal. Many meals, small amounts throughout the day. ...Read more

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Drinking water after meal..Is it bad for body? How to drink water before and after meal?

Drinking water after meal..Is it bad for body? How to drink water before and after meal?

Not necessarily but: It is thought that it is unwise to drink cold water with or shortly after meals as that might interfere with digestion, but warm water may help digestion! 2 glasses of warm water before meals may help with weight loss.See http://www.Naturalnews.Com/033731_digestion_drinking_water.Html & http://www.Fitday.Com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/ice-water-and-digestion.Html also see comment:. ...Read more

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Should you take a shower after your water breaks?

No : Head for the hospital. You need to be monitored. ...Read more

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Help docs, is gatorade healthy when working out? Should I drink before or after

Gatorade: ...just tastes good, but it probable no better than regular water... There are some electrolytes ('salts' and sugars) in Gatorade, but it is often much more sweet than good for you. It is basically the same a drinking soda; it is better to hydrate with water both during and after- to wash out the waste products of muscles from working out and maybe dilute Gatorade 75% if you enjoy the taste.. ...Read more

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Age :68 when should i. Drink water ?During meal or after meal? I feel full after normal meal.Why now?

Age :68 when should i. Drink water ?During meal or after meal? I feel full after normal meal.Why now?

Water is good!: You can dring water before, during and after meal! if you want to lose wt drink watwr before meal! ...Read more

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Will water cause your weight to be up in the morning if you drink a lot the night before? Thanks! I always drink tea before bed.

Will water cause your weight to be up in the morning if you drink a lot the night before? Thanks! I always drink tea before bed.

Yes : May be a little bit of weight increase but you also Sweat evaporate water at night so I wouldn't worry about it. People can evaporator about 1.5 L of water per day ...Read more

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Help, what to eat before, during and after a workout?

Help, what to eat before, during and after a workout?

Complicated: Alot belive loding with Carb is good before, however I do not agree, because most Carb are GMO, beside Carbs has 4, but good fat provides 8 calory per gram. during is hydration is the key. Best is watermelon which has everything you need. After best is eat a balence meal. ...Read more

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But I get headaches when I exercise. I do drink water during the work out. My parents told me that if I over do it, I could have a heart attack?

But I get headaches when I exercise. I do drink water during the work out. My parents told me that if I over do it, I could have a heart attack?

Needs further evalua: I agree to continue to hydrate yourself during exercise. It's necessary to find out what part of your head hurts? Is there any baseline high blood pressure or other underlying diseases. I recommend you to slow down if headache persists ...Read more