Active ImageWater is the essence of life, but there are people out there who think soda is the essence of life. Many people will rush to the refrigerator and pour a huge glass of soda when they are extremely thirsty when they shouldn’t. Soda is high in fructose corn syrup and has been criticized by HFCS of having a number of detrimental effects on human health, such as promoting diabetes, hyperactivity, hypertension, and a host of other problems.
Water is the most natural thing in the world and it is important to drink several glasses of water a day is necessary to avoid dehydration. Almost 70% of the fat free mass of the human body is made of water, therefore water is required and most experts agree that 8-10 glasses of water daily is the minimum to maintain hydration. The precise amount really depends on the amount of activity, so if you exercise you need to drink a lot more.
Ultimately, it is really important to stay hydrated while you exercise, and the more you drink the better you feel and the faster you loose weight.