HYPERHYDRATION OF LITTLE VALUE
Latzka, W. A., Sawka, M. N., Montain, S. J., Skrinar, G. S., Fielding, R. A., & Pandolf, K. B. (1997). Hyperhydration: Thermoregulatory effects during compensable exercise-heat stress. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29(5), Supplement abstract 761.
The effects of hyperhydration on thermoregulatory responses during compensable exercise-heat stress were investigated. It was found that hyperhydration provided no more benefit than concurrent adequate fluid replacement during exercise-heat stress.
Implication. Hyperhydration provides no more benefit for exercising in the heat than concurrent fluid replacement.
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