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When out walking, don’t wait until you get thirsty to stop and have a drink. Even mild dehydration can cause problems, such as weakness, dizziness and fatigue – it can also affect your ability to concentrate. According to one study by the University of Connecticut, women are more susceptible to the adverse effects. Signs you’re dehydrated can include a dry mouth and lips, headaches or feeling a bit sleepy. However, being thirsty means dehydration is already setting in, so keep fluid levels topped up, especially in warm weather, by carrying a refillable bottle with you. The Root7 Citrus Zinger (£20, root7.com) is perfect, especially if you don’t like plain water, as it has a gadget to infuse fresh lemon, lime, kiwi or cucumber on the go.