Preventing Dehydration: Let’s Raise a Glass or Three!

31 May 21
dehydration, hydration Preventing Dehydration: Let’s Raise a Glass or Three!

We are made up of an average of 60% water! Our brain is made of a surprising 75% water and even our bones are 30% water. With so much of our bodies made of water it’s no surprise that dehydration has a strong impact. A human can live for weeks without eating food, but can […]

18 Jan 21
Dehydration Occurs During Winter Too!

Water is the one of the body’s most important nutrients. Water accounts for about 70% of body weight in adults and we can only go a few days without it. Adequate water intake allows our bodies to perform at peak level. We consciously think about staying hydrated during the summer, but it’s often overlooked in […]

22 Jul 19
Why We Need Water, Part 2

Our previous blog post discussed some of the results of our loosely based internet meta analysis of the top 10 health benefits of water. First, a little bit about our research.  Since we all know that you can’t post anything on the internet that is not true (just ask this girl) we did a broad […]

8 Jul 19
Why We Need Water, part 1

Water is everywhere we look and just as vital to life on this planet.  Do you know what percentage of water is in the human body?  According to the USGS (United States Geological Survey) it is 60%.  They also cite a study that demonstrated our blood is 92% water, Lungs were 83% water, our muscles […]

8 Jun 17
Know the Risks with Dehydration

Working out during high heat creates it’s own set of issues that can effect performance.  Frequent research has been able to demonstrate that heat can negatively impact marathon running performance from about two percent in elite competitors to as much as 10% in three hr finishers, with similar results being seen in elite cyclists. Dehydration […]