A recent study found that almost half of men and women are not drinking enough water. Sipping plenty of water throughout your day is one of the single best health goals you can set.
The temperature of your beverages impacts the regulation of energy management throughout the day, as well as performance in hot and humid conditions.
The purpose of the study is to evaluate beverage temperature and its influence on hydration. Beverage temperature has been shown to increase the desire to drink and fluid ingestion.
Matt Dixon explains why it is of value to hydrate during training and races, how to put his suggestions into practice, as well as how to avoid common mistakes.
It's well-known that hydration plays a crucial role in regulating your body temperature. But does drinking hot beverages actually generate body heat in cold weather?
It might feel good in the moment, but does dumping cold water on your body actually cool you off during a race? Or are you better off drinking it instead?
Athletes often wake up dehydrated the day after a hard training session. Doug Casa explains how to make sure you're starting off fully hydrated.
CamelBak's hydration advisor Doug Casa explains why athletes can't always rely on thirst to tell them when to hydrate.
Camelbak Hydration Expert Doug Casa explains the benefits of drinking water all day long -- not just when you're exercising.
If you see it, you'll sip it. Kate Geagan explains how to keep water handy so you're hydrating throughout the day.
Hydration expert Doug Casa explains how dehydration can impact an athlete's performance—especially at the end of an event.
Muggy weather can have a drastic effect on your body's ability to cool itself. When sweat is dripping off your body instead of evaporating, your body temperature starts to rise.
Is it better to sip or chug water when you're training? Doug Casa weighs in on the debate, and suggests some ways to chug more effectively.
Your body loses water faster at high elevations, but altitude can decrease your impulse to drink. Here's how to make sure you're getting enough fluids.
Doug Casa explains what coaches and athletes can learn from the military's approach to keeping soldiers hydrated.
Is it better to drink or eat your calories during an endurance event? Matt Dixon explains why pro endurance athletes separate their hydration from their fueling.
Today, snacks make up a quarter of the calories that Americans consume every day. Kate Geagan explains how to get the most bang for your buck in terms of energy and weight control.
CamelBak Hydration Advisor Doug Casa outlines some ways to calculate how much fluid you need to take in when you're exercising.
Digestive health is the new frontier in nutrition. CamelBak Hydration Advisor Kate Geagan on what hydration can do for your microbiome—and why that matters.
How many bathroom breaks does a well-hydrated person need per day? Doug Casa explains how to tell iif you're getting enough water.
Kate Geagan explains how sleep, nutrition, hydration, stress and activity can all combine to boost your energy throughout the day.
From vegans to paleo enthusiasts, there are two things that every food tribe can agree on. No matter what food tribe you belong to, water and vegetables are key.
Mild thirst is often confused for hunger, so drinking water with every meal can make you feel more satisfied and help with maintaining a healthy weight.
Kate Geagan outlines the four key pillars of hydration: health, performance, availability and sustainability.
Staying hydrated will give you a boost across the board: it will improve your mood, your energy, your athletic performance and your productivity.
Water's role in nutrition is often overlooked, but staying hydrated can have powerful effects on your mood, mind and mojo.
Pro athletes can't afford to arrive at their travel destination exhausted and dehydrated. Matt Dixon outlines how to offset the effects of a long flight.
You don't need a lab to make your own hydration beverage. Matt Dixon's simple, three-ingredient concoction will keep you hydrated without breaking the bank.
What's the best way to make sure you start and end the day fully hydrated? Matt Dixon offers some tips on how to build hydration into your daily routine.
Not all sports drinks are alike. Matt Dixon explains how to pick one that your body can absorb easily during intense training sessions.
Water doesn't just help you perform better during training—it also helps deliver the nutrients your muscles need to recover. Matt Dixon explains why post-workout hydration is crucial for athletes.
How much should you drink on race day? Matt Dixon explains how to calculate the amount of water you'll need to take in during an endurance event.
Dehydration doesn't just make you thirsty—it also increases your fatigue and slows you down. Matt Dixon explains hydration's role in keeping your body AND brain in shape.
What does dehydration do to your blood volume—and what does that do to slow you down? Matt Dixon explains what happens when your body gets dehydrated.
How many water breaks should you be taking when you exercise? Matt Dixon explains how often—and how much— you need to drink during training.
Taste, temperature and timing all play a role in how often you drink during the day. Kate Geagan explains how to use these factors to create a healthy hydration habit.
As you get dehydrated, your skin, heart and muscles are forced to fight for fluid. Doug Casa explains what that means for your body—and your performance.
Kids need water to stay focused, but most of them don't drink anything between breakfast and lunchtime. Hydration expert Kate Geagan talks about how to work healthy hydration habits into the school day.
What's the best way to stay cool when exercising in the heat? Doug Casa explains the importance of keeping cold beverages handy on sweltering training days.
To drastically improve your child's diet, look at what they're drinking—swapping water for sugary drinks can make a huge difference.
Learn the three factors that can up your risk of dehydration at altitude— and how to outsmart them.
During training camp in the NFL, players can lose over 7 lbs of water in just one practice. Learn what they do to recover and keep performing at their peak.
This year, World Cup teams are struggling to perform in hot, humid conditions with very few water breaks. What can pro athletes do to beat the heat?
If it tastes good, you'll drink it. This infographic has some tips on how to get freshly filtered water fast.
Quick and simple summer hydration recipes to help you get more water into each and every day.
We regularly assemble our roster of elite athletes and hydration experts to talk about proper hydration, and then use their input to develop the best hydration products and provide valuable insights.
CamelBak athletes all know one thing: Hydrate or Die. We sat down with Slater Trout, Lindsay Voreis, Kirt Voreis, Eric Porter, Katie Holden, and Mark Weir to listen to their hydration stories.
Most people do not account for the fluid needs during exercise in cold weather as the body has a decreased sensation of thirst which can lead to dehydration.
CamelBak just launched a comprehensive hydration tool to help you calculate your water requirements during physical activity.
Each year, CamelBak honors one or more individuals with the Water Carrier award as we strive for daily innovation, excellence and inspiration within our own walls.
Hydration Advisor, Doug Casa PHD, discusses hydration as it relates to young athletes and team sports.
CamelBak Hydration Advisor Kate Geagan provides 4 useful tips to help your kids hydrate properly this Fall.
Matt Dixon covers the basic steps to recovery following a race so you can truly optimize your performance for the next adventure.
The First Lady wants you to drink more water. A lot more. Why? Because it’s such a simple act that delivers such a profound benefit.
In partnership with Water.org, CamelBak created the We Know Water: Education Program designed to educate students about the impact of water issues around the world and benefits of hydration.
Staying properly hydrated in the classroom can have a big impact on scholastic performance. Take our quiz to assess your overall hydration knowledge.
Matt Dixon is a highly sought after triathlete coach, resource in the fitness and endurance community and a great asset to CamelBak as one of our hydration advisors.
Learn the signs and symptoms of being over-hydrated as well as steps you can take to minimize the risk.
Matt Dixon examines the critical role of hydration in performance and recovery during high-level endurance sports.
With evidence indicating that dehydration results in an increased core temperature at a given exercise intensity, staying hydrated could help reduce the risk of exertional heat stroke.
Dehydration during exercise in the heat impairs neuromuscular control. Physical activity in the heat while dehydrated may be associated with a higher risk of injury. Make sure to stay hydrated when exercising, especially in the heat.
Hydration is an easy way to keep kids safer during activity. The big key for a lot of families is to figure out how they work water into their daily routine.
Proper hydration comes with a host of great rewards. In this video, CamelBak Hydration Advisors discuss how hydration can positively impact peoples' daily life.
How do I get more energy? The hydration advisors at CamelBak weigh in on this common question.
There are many cues and symptoms of dehydration. Being dehydrated can have numerous consequences on health and wellbeing. In this video, the CamelBak Hydration Advisors offer their thoughts on recognizing the signs of dehydration.
Hydration Advisor, Doug Casa PHD, discusses hydration as it relates to athletes, training and sport performance.
It doesn't matter whether you're talking about having great energy to give to your family, or trying to win a world championship. Hydration can be central to allowing us to have a bigger and better life on all aspects of performance.
Most people are looking to feel better and have more energy. Your hydration status is directly linked to that. Hydration Advisor, Kate Geagan, MS, RD, discusses her views on the benefits of proper hydration.
CamelBak Hydration Advisor Doug Casa, professor at the Korey Stringer Institute, discusses caffeine and its effect on hydration. Whether it's coffee, tea or soda, here's what you need to consider.
CamelBak Hydration Advisors Kate Geagan, Doug Casa and Matt Dixon discuss the importance of hydration and how it impacts the work they do.
When we exercise we naturally get dehydrated while, at the same time, we have to deal with a rising core temperature due to the heat created by work performed. Hydration is critical in preventing early onset of fatigue while maximizing the body's cooling capability.
Calories in drinks are a leading issue with obesity in the U.S., but endurance athletes are forcing these types of drinks in during almost every session. What should you do?
CamelBak® and RCS Sport at Giro d’Italia Partner to Create Green Zones to Encourage Sustainable Race Hydration.
Your performance during anaerobic exercise, which is defined as high intensity exercise lasting between 30-120 seconds, can be greatly hindered by small levels of dehydration.
We are asking our fans and customers to participate in a Ditch Disposable challenge where you pledge to stop using disposable plastic water bottles for 30 days. In doing so, the average person will prevent 18 bottles from entering our landfills and will save approximately $25.
At HydratED you'll find a lot of great information on the benefits of healthy, sustainable hydration. However, it can be a lot to absorb. See a quick slideshow of the top hydration facts we enjoy sharing with our fans.
As little as 2% dehydration can leave you crankier, less able to concentrate, and feeling more sluggish.
CamelBak Hydration Advisors deliver their tips for staying properly hydrated for health and performance.
Whether you're just starting out with an exercise plan or you're a highly trained athlete, we've got some quick tips to help you understand the importance of hydration on your performance.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends that exercise lasting more than 1 hour should be accompanied by an electrolyte-rich beverage to reduce muscle and abdominal cramping and prevent the risk of hyponatremia.
Drinking water helps keep your skin looking great, your GI tract healthy, and your energy levels and focus maximized. It also helps to keep munchies at bay, keeps your workouts going strong, and flushes toxins from your system in addition to a host of other benefits.
Bottled water is 2000x as energy intense as tap water. Tell the waiter to bring you tap water and you'll help save the environment and your wallet.
According to Barbara Buchner, Director of the Climate Policy Initiative in Venice, the water footprint of 1 liter of soda is between 340-620 liters of water. Here are six ways you can shrink your water footprint (and your waistline).
There are very few silver bullets in health, but a reusable water bottle is one of them. It helps you cut liquid calories, it helps you save money, it helps you hydrate the right way, and it's hands-down, the better choice for the planet.
Help make your workplace a better place by going disposable water bottle free. It's easy and will help diminish the 2 million tons of disposable water bottles found in our landfills.
An exercise physiologist, elite-level coach and former professional triathlete, Matt Dixon sees hydration as a critical part of the nutrition equation. He and his team at purplepatch fitness are able to help athletes attain exceptional heights.
One way to determine how much fluid you need to drink during a workout is by measuring your sweat rate. It’s an easy calculation and can help you perform your best.
Known as America’s Green Nutritionist™; Kate Geagan authored Go Green Get Lean: Trim Your Waistline with the Ultimate Low-Carbon Footprint Diet. She is a nationally-recognized nutritionist, author and frequent guest on the Dr. Oz show.
When we went looking for a hydration soulmate, we found him in Dr. Doug Casa. Doug has dedicated his life to the study of hydration, exertional heat stroke, heat-related illnesses and preventing sudden death in sport.
Dehydration leads to an increase in cortisol levels, which suppresses the immune system. For this reason, expert opinion highly recommends keeping properly hydrated to prevent and treat the common cold.
Of the six studies to accurately assess the effects of dehydration on muscular strength, it is suggested that dehydration at a level of 3‐4% body mass loss reduces muscle strength by an estimate of 2%.