Exercise may improve the overall health and appearance of your body. It is said that a normal human body needs 20-30 minutes of moderate exercise or 10-15 minutes of intense exercise every day. Exercise not only improves your health but can also protect you against many of the known problems like heart attack, diabetes and the like. When you do exercise, your body needs enough fluid to prevent dehydration. Dehydration increases your body’s temperature and heart rate, and you will feel more tired during exercise.
The amount of water you need after exercising depends on a range of factors such as climatic conditions, your state of health, your clothing, your exercise intensity and duration. So, being well hydrated will differ for each person and situation.
To adequately rehydrate after your exercise session, aim to drink more fluid than you lost while exercising. Do not do this all-in-one go. Spread it over the next two to six hours.
Emslie’s Floreat Pharmacy offer wide range of supplements that can help you in dehydration. If you find yourself dehydrated after exercise, check out the Hydralyte range. Hydralyte is a great tasting hydration solution that restores vital electrolytes in your body.
A muscle cramp is a very uncomfortable and painful spasm of a muscle often caused by muscle fatigue, poor physical condition & dehydration. Any muscle can be affected, but the muscles of the calf and foot are particularly prone. Normally, most muscle cramps resolve after few minutes but sometimes it may take a couple of days or weeks. In order to ease a cramp you can;
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