I am so excited!
I’ve been thinking this whole “drink before you get thirsty” is some seriously counter-intuitive b.s. but couldn’t prove it. Luckily I don’t have to because Active.com has gathered up some studies about hydration and what and when to drink. Here’s a snippet:
Here’s a look at the old and new views on hydration.
Old: Drink ahead of your thirst.
New: Drink according to your thirst.
For years, sports nutrition experts advised athletes to drink “ahead of thirst,” that is, to drink before getting thirsty and more frequently than what thirst dictated during exercise….