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Hydration is key. Our blog unlocks the do's and don'ts of hydration.

Dietary Sugars

There’s no use sugar-coating it —for better or for worse, we all love sugar in our food and drink. Did you know that Americans eat more sugar per person than anywhere else in the world?! But how much sugar is too much? Does sugar really lead to weight gain, or can we just blame fatty food?
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Why Do Calf Muscle Cramps Happen?

If you suffer from calf muscles cramps, the chances are that you’re crying out for a solution. They keep you awake at night, and they stop you from being able to get stuck into your gym sessions. Even worse, this has been going on for years. It can seem unfair indeed, and not knowing is perhaps the worst part of all.
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The 10 Most Important Reasons To Drink Water In The Morning

Water is vital to your body’s health and function—you can’t keep it running smoothly without consuming plenty of water throughout the day. Your daily hydration ritual should begin with a morning glass of water, an underrated yet essential part of any healthy routine.
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Should I be drinking water before bed?

It’s widely known that you should drink water every day. Drinking water frequently and in the right amounts is key to avoiding the numerous health issues associated with dehydration. Yet as simple as drinking water is, it’s hard to do it right. Is drinking water before bed a good thing?
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Should I Be Drinking Lemon Water?

Are there any real benefits to drinking lemon water, or is it all just a fad? In this post, we’ll highlight a few reasons why people add lemon to their water, and if it’s something you should consider.
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Methods To Feel More Alert Throughout The Day

Do you wish you could feel more alert throughout your day? Are you falling asleep at the back of class? Struggling to stay awake in meetings? Do you have trouble concentrating or constantly feel in need of a nap? Here’s our analysis of some methods that help you stay awake and alert throughout your day.
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Does “Sweating It Out” Work As A Remedy For Hangovers?

Everyone knows hangovers suck, and so does finding the most effective hangover cure. Hangovers mess with you right when you wake up, and the particularly nasty ones can ruin the entire day.
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Effects of Dehydration on Runners and Cyclists

Runners and cyclists know how much of a battle it is to fight hydration. Your body is made up of 50-60% water, and strenuous exercise is a fast way to deplete those liquid reserves and leave you feeling brittle and weak.
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5 Ways Travelers Get Dehydrated

As soon as you swap that desk chair for an airplane seat (even if the leg room is tiny), you begin to realize that vacation feels great. It provides a much-needed break from the general hustle-and-bustle of adulthood. It reinvigorates the body and mind, and is scientifically proven to boost productivity and resilience in the workplace.
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World’s Strangest Wellness Practices and Traditions

It’s no secret that wellness trends in the United States have absolutely exploded over the past few years. Teenagers, celebrities, companies, and even entire industries have shifted their focus to meet this growing, millennial-driven market –one that’s valued at trillions of dollars.
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Training for a 5k? Here’s what you need to know

Training for a 5k race is hard. Hard on your body, your mind, and your diet. To perform well as a long distance runner you need stamina and commitment on and off the course. Runners need to know how to properly replace fluids and glycogen, how to push through blisters, heat, and soreness, and how to ignore overwhelming feelings of fatigue.
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Navigating the Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, so get ready for a whirlwind of excessive eating, drinking, and social activity! Whether it’s an office party or an extended family dinner, or perhaps just a Friday night get-together, your body will almost inevitably take a beating.
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Dehydration in the Elderly

Contrary to common sense, those with demanding routines and active lifestyles aren’t the only ones who can get dehydrated. The elderly are more at risk of dehydration, and with larger potential consequences, than their younger counterparts.
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Which drinking persona are you?

How do you avoid a hangover? Drinking alcohol is an activity that most adult Americans enjoy on some level. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (scary sounding!), 56% of Americans over 18 reported drinking in the past month, and 70% reported drinking in the past year.
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8 ways to fix dehydrated skin

The human body is roughly 60% water while the skin is our biggest organ by far. Naturally, then, the links between dehydration and damaged skin are colossal. In fact, even a 1-2% dehydration level can take its toll on the body with the skin being one of the first body parts to show it.
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Dehydration skin test: how-to

Do you suffer from dry skin despite having naturally oily skin? If so, the reality is that you might not have dry skin at all. It’s very likely that what you actually have is a case of dehydrated skin instead.
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Hydration and Sleep

You don’t need to be a science whiz to know that sleep and hydration are both good for you. Rumor has it that sleep and hydration are linked, and so as hydration-fans (hence the name) and sleep-fans (who isn’t?), we set out to see whether this link holds any weight.
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Hydration and Exercise

We all know that hydration and exercise go hand in hand. But what’s going on inside our bodies, does hydration actually affect our athletic performance, and is hydration the key to recovery from strenuous exercise? We looked at the latest research to find out what’s really going on.
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What are the benefits of drinking salt water?

It may surprise you to learn that drinking salt water has lately become a fad. It’s believed that salt water provides various health benefits that you don’t get by drinking regular water alone. Let’s explore some of the supposed benefits of drinking salt water regularly.
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What are the benefits of drinking water?

We all know we should drink more water. We hear this advice from our moms, our coaches, and our health gurus. Suggestions of how much you should drink can vary, with the 10-cups-per-day or the one-gallon-per-day rules standing out as particularly common guidelines. The point of this article is to explain the benefits of drinking water.
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Why Am I Always So Thirsty?

Why am I always thirsty? Am I drinking enough water? Am I drinking too much? Drinking water seems like a simple enough step in our daily self-care routines, but is sometimes hard to keep track of. While some struggle to drink enough water, others over-indulge.
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How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

Caffeine is a drug, so like any drug there must be a limit. But just how many cups of coffee does it take to compromise your health?
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7 Causes of Daily Fatigue and Tiredness

We all know what it’s like to wake up feeling tired and in need of a PJ-day. But what if you’re feeling fatigued, drowsy, and unable to concentrate every day? We dove into the research and found 4 ‘not enough’ and 3 ‘too much’ factors that might be dragging you down.
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The Coolest Music Festivals You've Never Heard Of

Lollapalooza, Electric Zoo, South by Southwest, Ultra, Governors Ball, Coachella, all on the festival lovers hit list. The US is well-known for its diverse festival scene — Ultra alone attracted over 165,000 attendees hailing from all corners of the world to sunny Miami last March.

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5 Races For All Types of Runners

As popular New York City Youtuber Casey Neistat once said, there are two types of people in this world: those who run, and everyone else. Which one are you? Are you obsessed with running? Do you feel physically down if you miss your daily run? Do you own more than five pairs of running shoes?
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The Water Craze: The Rise of Water Tracking Apps and Bottles

There’s a new trend in wellness: drinking water. It might sound ridiculous, but it’s true. A whole fleet of apps and ‘smart’ water bottles, both of which track how much you drink, have begun to explode in popularity, affirming that water is the new craze.
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Fit by February: The Best No Gym Workouts You Need This Month

The holidays are in full swing and New Years is almost here, which means that gyms will get even more crowded with flocks of people. We've compiled a list of the best no gym workouts to keep you motivated through resolution season.
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5 Easy Tips for Maintaining your Wellness at Work

Maintaining your wellness is key to being your best self at work. Try these simple self-care tips to get ahead—and impress your boss.
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How to Tell if You're Dehydrated: The Signs of Dehydration

Your body has many ways to tell you that you’re dehydrated. Thirst is perhaps the most direct. You probably drink water a few times a day when your body prompts you to, but many of us don’t pay close enough attention to thirst. 

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