Your Healthy Tip for the Day
Pre-load your workout with water! According to Jay Cardiello, fitness and nutrition expert who has sculpted the bodies of some of the music scene’s biggest superstars, including 50 Cent and J.Lo, “Water may just be the best pre-workout supplement when you’re looking to shed weight. Studies have shown that strength training while in a dehydrated state can boost levels of stress hormones that hinder muscle gains by up to 16 percent! When a client is looking to trim down, I tell them to drink at least eight, 8-ounce glasses of water each day and at least 8-ounces during their workouts.”
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