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Posts tagged "hydration" within Fit Life

Do detox diets work?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

If your holiday diet consisted of eating too many heavily processed and artificial foods, you may be thinking about adopting a “detox” diet this new year. But does it really work? Do these regimens safely help the body rid toxins better than the normal metabolic processes of the liver, kidney, skin, lymph nodes, and other bodily systems?

How can I avoid a hangover this holiday season?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, December 28, 2011

The company of family and friends, a few days off from work, the cheerful holiday spirit, and easy access to festive holiday drinks set the stage for increased alcohol consumption this time of year. Sip just a little bit more than the body can handle and the good times are followed by that uncomfortable, party-ending, I’m-never-going-to-drink-again…holiday hangover. Read on to find out how to avoid or get rid of one.

Drink Pickle Juice to Avoid a Hydration Pickle

By ACE FITNESS on Friday, December 2, 2011

You may be surprised to learn that pickle juice is boasted as a hydration, cramp-reducing sports drink. Does science support this supplement that's popular among NFL players?

Why do muscles tighten up?

By Viktoria Brautigam on Thursday, May 19, 2011

Tight muscles are not only frustrating and painful, but can also limit movement. Worst of all, they can make it harder to stick to your exercise program. Knowing how to manage and prevent tight muscles will help keep you exercising. Find out why muscles tighten up, and ways you can prevent and correct what can be called muscle tightness.

For camping and hiking trips, what are the best foods to pack for proper nutrition?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Putting a little thought into how you’re going to fuel your body for your planned hiking venture will go a long way into optimizing your camping experience.

I typically work out for 45-minutes at a moderate intensity. How much water should I be consuming while exercising?

By Jessica Matthews on Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Staying hydrated during exercise is so important, especially during the warm months of summer, yet it is something many of us tend to overlook. Let’s discuss the recommendations for adequate hydration as well as strategies to ensure you stay properly hydrated before, during and after your workout session.