Men's Health (UK) - - Metricks -

With de­hy­dra­tion linked to every­thing from fa­tigue to im­paired con­cen­tra­tion and even loss of mus­cle mass, op­ti­mis­ing your in­take of H2O has be­come the busi­ness of myr­iad apps and gad­gets. But don’t drown in pools of data: use our sim­ple ac­tiv­ity-based guide to work out your ideal hourly wa­ter in­take.


01/ Of­fice Work Even mild de­hy­dra­tion can lead to im­paired cog­ni­tive func­tion, so keep the tea flow­ing when faced with a moun­tain of pa­per­work ( The Euro­pean Jour­nal of Clin­i­cal Nu­tri­tion).


02/ Lift­ing Weights Co­or­di­na­tion be­comes com­pro­mised with de­hy­dra­tion. Keep a wa­ter bot­tle handy dur­ing your next dumbbell ses­sion to mit­i­gate heavy risks ( En­vi­ron­men­tal & Oc­cu­pa­tional Health).


03/ In­ter­val Train­ing Ev­i­dence links low fluid in­take to heart disease. Top up dur­ing sweaty HIIT ses­sions to boost lon­gand short-term health ( The Euro­pean Jour­nal of Clin­i­cal Nu­tri­tion).


04/ En­durance Card Long car­dio ses­sions in hot weather af­fect both per­cep­tion of fa­tigue and mem­ory. Make a note to keep hy­dra­tion con­stant to out­pace burnout ( In­ter­na­tional Jour­nal of Psy­chophys­i­ol­ogy).

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