The human body is about 60% water in adult males and 55% in adult females. Water is essential for life and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Dehydration can lead to:
– Headache (hangover)
– Muscle cramps
– Decreased blood pressure
– Dizziness or fainting
– A decrease in exercise performance due to fatigue
Everyone’s sweat rates are different during exercise but it is very important to stay hydrated throughout the day especially before, during and after exercise.
You cannot rely on feeling thirsty as a reminder to replace fluid lost through sweating as exercise actually suppresses thirst.
Read my above post for an in-depth list of beneficial drinks.