Approximately what percentage of your body weight is made up of water?
Men 80%, Women 75%
Men 60%, Women 50%
Men 40%, Women 35%
Why do you feel thirsty?
Your organs move slightly when they don't have enough water and you want a drink
A concentration of particles increase in your blood stream making you thirsty
Your fingertips become slightly drier which triggers a response in your brain
Muscles shrink and signal thirst to the rest of your body
Sweat contains potassium and one other element in large amounts that is important to replenish after an extended workout. What is the 2nd element?
Dehydration affects your mental edge and performance faster in hot weather than in cold. When you're training, how soon can you notice the effects?
When you've lost 5% of your body weight
When you've lost 1% of your body weight
When you've lost 2% of your body weight
When you've lost 10% of your body weight
How much water should you be drinking per day?
As many as you feel like you need
As many as coach tells you to have
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