Come here often? Make XFINITY.com your homepage » close

Get instant access to XFINITY.com. Download the XFINITY® One Click Google extension» close

close

Your XFINITY Connect session has timed out due to inactivity. Click here to go back close

TheDailyMeal.com: Best (and Worst) Drinks for Before and After a Workout

1 of 9

What to Drink: Water

If you’re not guzzling water before, during, and after your workout, you’re hurting yourself in the long run. And the real problem is that most people — including professional athletes — are dehydrated before they even begin a workout. One study recently looked at a group of college football players preparing for NFL scouts, and found that 98 percent of them were dehydrated the morning of the evaluation. And when you’re dehydrated, the experts say, your performance during, say, a 10-mile run or a heavy-duty workout, is decreased by 25 percent. So how much water should you be drinking? At least two to two-and-a-half 8-ounce glasses up to two hours before your workout, one 8-ounce glass 15 minutes before, and one 8-ounce glass every 15 minutes during your workout, the experts say. That way, you can fight dehydration and sweat losses early on.

(Credit: Flickr/ Creative Tools)
Click Here For The Full Story from TheDailyMeal.com
TheDailyMeal






The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

Loading...