Healthy Alternatives to Fitness Drinks People drink fitness or sports drinks for a number of reasons. Some truly need the replenishment they offer. Some simply like the taste. Some use them as a soda substitute. Ideally, we would drink these “fitness” type drinks when our bodies actually needed them. Otherwise, we just should drink water….
How Much Water Do You Need? The short answer – yes, you can drink too much water. 64 ounces a day, though some debate that. I stick to it. For each caffeinated drink and alcoholic beverage, both of which are dehydrating, add any additional 8 ounces of water to your daily intake to adequately rehydrate yourself….