Water, the basic chemical compound of hydrogen and oxygen, forms the primary terms for the survival of practically all living organisms. Only In the human body they make up about 70% of the volume, which shows how important it is and this is also true in sports.
The question is, do you drink enough water what is an ideal drinking regimen? Are there benefits of periodic water intake and are there risks? Everything You will find out in this article.
Why Is Water So Important?
Every metabolic process in the body needs water. Water is essential for protein synthesis, therefore essential if we want to build muscle mass.
Water helps to drain waste substances from the body. For example, after a hard training, when the body washed out lactic acid, a sufficient drinking regimen can help us flush it out of the body.
Water helps us transport nutrients around the body.
Now that we've said something about water and how it affects our organism, let's take a look at the ideal fluid intake.
As part of healthy habits, we should drink 300-350 ml of fluids per 10 kg of body weight, plus the amount you need to cover losses during training. The amount of fluid loss depends on the intensity of physical activity, weight and height.
This is information that should help us understand the importance of water and drinking in our lives and training.
Risks Associated With Insufficient Water Intake
Dry lips, tongue
Loss of concentration
Decrease in physical and mental performance
Pressure around the stomach
Dark yellow urine
What If You Drink Too Much?
There is also a risk of the opposite problem to dehydration, which is hyperhydration (transfer of the organism). This can happen if you drink more than 6 litres of water in a very short time
I hope this article helped you , or at least you learned something new from it. Be sure to check out our other blogs for interesting and useful information. And remember, drink water.
"A wise man is like water. Water benefits everything and has no problem with anything." - Lao-c'