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Hot Tip: Maintaining Optimal Hydration Status

Posted by Vince Arnone on 07/31/2010 in Hot Tips | No Comments »

Maintaining Optimal Hydration StatusNo research has conclusively arrived at an recommended daily intake for fluids, but about 0.5 – 0.6 fluid ounces per pound of body weight makes a more accurate standard than the “eight glasses a day” commonly recommended for everyone. Multiplying your body weight in pounds by .5 to .6 will give you the figure, in fluid ounces, that you should aim for daily to maintain regular daily hydration needs (that is, in addition to your exercise-induced needs).

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