Posted by Total Beauty 02/23/12 at 02:47PM
The sports drink industry has convinced athletes (and us) to down liquids throughout a workout, even if we're not thirsty, says Noakes. But this can lead to being over-hydrated, which in some cases can be fatal. The solution? Listen to your body, drink when you're thirsty, and stop when you're not thirsty. Easy, right?