The importance of good hydration in Sports

Published : Jun 03, 2020
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  • Updated On : Jul 21, 2022

    A human body consists of 60% water, hence it forms the main component of our body. Fluid is very important to maintain health and a good balance of our organism hence every moisture loss should be compensated. If you are a sports person or you are connected with sports, keeping yourself hydrated is a thumb rule for you to carry out your day.

    Fast&up Hydration Drinks For Sports

    Here are some important points when we talk about hydration in Sports.

    What is Dehydration?

    Dehydration refers to shortage of water, which is caused due to an imbalance between the amount of fluid that we absorb and which is let out. Dehydration in the later part can have serious consequences on the body since water is involved in a large number of chemical reactions to make sure there is a proper functioning of our body. Also not to forget, every physical effort produces heat which leads to sweat which increases the risk of dehydration.

    Dehydration is hence is the worst enemy of the athlete and his performance.

    It is very essential for every athlete to reduce the loss of fluid. If you lose 2% fluid of body weight, an athlete’s performance reduces around 10 to 20% can already occur. Dehydration of more than 3% of the body weight can even have serious impact, like heat exhaustion and heat stroke in hot and / or humid conditions. 

    To be precise, the more dehydration, the more it will hamper an athlete’s performance and health!

    What are the signs of dehydration?

    • A feeling of thirst
    • An increase in heart rate
    • A drop in blood pressure
    • Headache
    • Dizziness
    • Lower performance: fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle pain.

    Choose the right sports drink, adapted to your track

    Any efforts more than 1 to 1.5 hours, water isn’t sufficient for your body. As water doesn’t stays longer in the body hence the essential nutrients aren’t absorbed properly. Sports based drinks are one of the best option in such case.

    Sports drinks such as Fast&Up Reload are electrolyte based drink which provides instant energy and hydration when required the most. These effervescent tablets contain the minerals that we lose during sweating and since it comes in an effervescent form, it is quicker in absorption and reacts faster.

    Fast&up Reload Electrolyte Drinks

    Fast&Up Reload contains a combination of electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, antioxidant and carbohydrates for instant hydration and replenishment of nutrients essential for hydration. Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium and Chlorides are the major electrolytes lost during training with a right combination of electrolytes, Fast&Up Reload is gentle on stomach and helps to maintain the right electrolyte balance it also relieves muscle exhaustion and muscle soreness.

    Fast&Up Reload is “Informed Choice” certified. The Informed Choice Certificate is a globally recognized quality assurance program which certifies the not only the actual finished product itself, but all the composite raw materials, the supply chain and the manufacturing plant/facility is clean, safe and of high quality to ensure that the products do not carry ingredients that would be prohibited in sports by the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA).

    Dipesh Sharma
    Sports and Fitness

    Dipesh Sharma is a sports freak, who loves All things Sports who loves to play cricket, badminton. He has been covering topics related to sporting events, news, sports nutrition. Apart from... Read More

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