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It is important to stay hydrated when being active.  Water is generally the best choice for fluids before, during and after most types of physical activity/exercise.  Click here for more information about beverage choices.

Click here for general information about daily fluid intake.

Click here to learn about the signs of dehydration, the timing of fluids and hydration for sports, as well as which fluids to avoid.

Click here for information about when to choose a sports drink, and the role of sports drinks in hydration for athletic performance.

Energy drinks are not the same as sports drinks and can lead to dehydration during exercise.  Click here to learn more about energy drinks and who should avoid them.

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