Winter Hydration: Can You Get Dehydrated in Cold Weather?

winterhydrationisimportantA great article on the importance of staying hydrated during winter activities.

“We don’t often associate cold-weather exercise with dehydration. The body doesn’t get as hot, and sweat evaporates more rapidly in the cold air. Thus, we’re tricked into thinking we aren’t losing fluids as rapidly. Dehydration is still a risk when playing in the snow, albeit, for different reasons than summer exercise.”

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 Another related article on the importance of layered clothing systems during winter activities.

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