60% of your body is made up of water. It is crazy to think that we are all basically walking, talking, living, breathing water molecules—but it's true. We're flesh, bone, and lots and lots of water. It might be tempting to think that we would all need to "fill the tank" and drink as much water as possible. However, according to the respected Mayo Clinic, "no one size fits all." Knowing your body will help you determine how much water you should enjoy each day.
Aw, swimming. It’s so nice to relax by the pool. The water is so fresh and clear, with the reflections of the summer sun bouncing off the ripples. I love this... sitting here by the pool with a refreshing, ice cold bottle of water. This water feels so good going down and tastes amazing. I’m thirsty—so thirsty… [Huh? Wha'?] Darn! Just a dream. That pool and summer sun felt so good... maybe I can go back back to sleep real quick. But... shoot... now I'm so thirsty. Ugh!
Electrolytes and hydration are an important aspect of your overall health. To get an better start understanding electrolytes, we will begin to explore them in the context of high altitude. For athletes—and especially high-altitude athletes—electrolyte balance is critical to maintain optimal athletic performance and safety. You need to be feeling your best on that fourteener (mountain-person parlance for "14,000-foot mountain")
Do you find yourself asking the question, “Why am I still thirsty after drinking water?" Unfortunately, resolving the issue isn't as simple as drinking more water, because you’re not addressing an underlying problem. If you feel you are drinking plenty of water but not quenching your thirst, there could be any number of reasons for this.
We talk all the time about how important hydration is. But even WE occasionally forget to consume a glass of water when we should. Thankfully there are many tracking tools out there to keep us honest! Here are our top 5 favorite water-tracking apps.
Most people know that proper hydration is essential to good health. Unfortunately, while drinking fluids comes naturally at times—like after exercising or in hot weather—your body needs plenty of fluids throughout the day, every day, to prevent dehydration.
So, it’s important to be aware of, and prevent, the health problems caused by dehydration. That includes one you may not be familiar with.
Canines need water in order to survive and thrive, just like humans need water. Proper hydration is critical—but do you know how to tell if your dog is dehydrated? Let's look at some signs of dehydration in dogs.
Heat, heat, and more heat. In the cockpit of a machine that reaches speeds of up to 200 mph, my "office” tends to resemble the Arizona desert in summer rather than a climate-controlled suburban office building.
We know the subject of hydration comes up a lot around here (we do sell water after all) but that's because we know that hydration is so important to every aspect in life. If you have been following us for awhile then you know how much water you need to be drinking, and we know that you do drink that much, right? But did you know that your pet’s hydration is just as important as yours! Knowing how much water your pooch needs is essential in giving him the best life.
Staying hydrated should always be one of your and your family’s number one priorities. It’s one of the easiest and cheapest ways to help keep your body in tip-top shape! At Eldorado Natural Spring Water, we take every opportunity to up our water intake—including at dinner time.