Even mild levels of dehydration can initiate a cascade of physiological changes that impose cardio-respiratory stress, compromise thermoregulation, and significantly impair physical – and cognitive – performance. Follow the links below to learn more about the methods athletes currently use to make their best guess about their hydration needs, and the consequences of under-estimating fluid needs.
Think you know everything you need to about hydration? Everyone knows maintaining proper hydration is important for general health and safety. But did you know that maintaining optimal hydration is vital for maximizing physical and cognitive performance? Do you know all the ways one can become dehydrated? Did you know one can become dehydrated in as little as 30 minutes of vigorous exercise?