SCAN provides expert recommendations on how to stay hydrated during exercise.Media
An Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.
Adequate hydration is important for optimal health and exercise performance. This fact sheet reviews when, what, and how much athletes should drink to improve energy, performance, and recovery.
Length: 2 pages
Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public
Key Words: Athletes, Hydration, Water, Sports Drinks, Sports Beverages, Fluid Loss, Sweat Loss, Electrolytes, Performance
Written by SCAN registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) to provide nutrition guidance. The key to optimal meal planning is individualization. Contact a SCAN RDN or a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) for personalized nutrition plans. Access “Find a SCAN RDN” a www.scandpg.org or by phone at 800.249.2875.
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