Exercising and working out have slowly become an essential part of our lifestyle and rightly so. Working out regularly no doubt has multiple benefits especially given our lifestyle today. Exercising helps our bodies to maintain a healthy metabolism and increase vitality. However, working out can be a difficult task, especially in the summers when the heat is in full swing. Performing different exercises and following a proper workout routine can be exhausting for the body. The hydration level of our bodies gets lower as we work out rigorously. So stay hydrated.
Here are 5 healthy tips to maintain your body’s hydration while toning up:
1) Fill up yourself with healthy snacks
Eat some dates/dry fruits/fruits before hitting the gym to stay energized while working out. Eating something healthy and filling as a pre-workout snack. Make sure to have a light snack to keep you active during your workout session.
2) Amp up your fluids intake
Up with fluids intake before the gym with coconut water. We tend to lose a lot of water through sweating, especially while working out. Coconut water is full of natural electrolytes and potassium – facilitates weight loss and helps maintain the overall hydration in the body.
3) Healthy diet
It is always recommended to have a healthy diet. Include fruits and vegetables with high water content in your diet to maintain the well-being of your body. Add cucumber, lettuce, watermelon, berries, and bell peppers to your meals.
4) Replenish fluids intake
Drink enough water before working out to ensure that your body does not get dehydrated. When you are properly hydrated, you feel more energized and ready for your workout. Once you are done with your workout, make sure to hydrate yourself well throughout the day.
5) Have electrolytes
We tend to sweat a lot in the gym, especially in summers. Sweating occurs our body to lose a lot of water and electrolytes. Electrolytes are minerals that help regulate and control the balance of fluids in our bodies.
5 Hydration Tips To Keep In Mind When Working Out In Summers, Apr 8, 2022, Times Of India
10 Things to Do Before and After a Workout to Get Better Results, January 3, 2019, Self