Webinars - Rehydration Series

Rehydration - Webinar 5: Why to ingest water and electrolytes during exercise?

During exercise in the heat sweat evaporation is the primary mechanism for body cooling. But sweating causes whole body fluid loss, so called ‘dehydration’. How does dehydration impact exercise performance and maintenance of body temperature during exercise? And why is adequate fluid intake crucial to prevent excessive heat stress and maintain performance in prolonged exercise?