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Alternative medicine advice on hydration from a yoga instructor

Disclaimer: I am not a professional of any kind in this or any related field. I am not in fantastic shape, either. All I can really say for my cred is that I exercise regularly and I've completed a ...
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Creatine and water retention. Why to drink more water?

Creating draws more water into your muscle cells, which helps to increase muscle bulk and also increase protein synthesis (1)(2), although the total amount of water involved is relatively small. It ...
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Dealing with hydration for working out in the evening

I would just drink less during the workout. If you don't feel like to need to drink 1.5L of water during the workout but are forcing yourself to do so anyway, then the solution is easy - just stop ...
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Does drinking water during a workout really help me?

There is no doubt that hypohydration negatively affects performance, both independently of thirst and independently of knowledge of our hydration status. Recent blind studies (here, here, here, and ...
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How can runners carry water?

If you're interested in not carrying water or carrying smaller quantities, you could be creative with your running routes. Find a neighborhood, running track or path where you can park your car to ...
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Alternative medicine advice on hydration from a yoga instructor

What your instructor is saying is quackery. However, why not make her happy? You might not need to drink water during the class. I think there is a bit of paranoia about hydrating that says you ...
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Alternative medicine advice on hydration from a yoga instructor

In yoga meta-physiology, burping is controlled by a specific prana, one of five major ones. An excess of burping would be considered an imbalance of the prana controlling that specific bodily function....
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Alternative medicine advice on hydration from a yoga instructor

Anytime someone quotes Ayurvedic alternative medicine, it should instantly raise your spider sense. There are yoga instructors that have a good grounding science/reality but there are also plenty that ...
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How can I fix sloshing while running?

I have had the exact same problem as well, recently I've started eating around three hours before I run which has helped a lot. I've been having a bagel and eggs and cheese for lunch every day I run, ...
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How can I fix sloshing while running?

I’ve had exactly the same problem and I have tried many ways of stopping it and eventually found that it happens when I’ve eaten/drunk stuff containing artificial sweeteners (especially aspartame) ...
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