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48 Great Hydration Tips

No matter when, where, or how you're exercising, it's important to drink plenty of water during your workouts and all day long. Here, members of our social network share their very best strategies for drinking up and staying hydrated.

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"If I'm having a crazy day, I set my iPhone alarm for every hour. I stop what I'm doing and drink an eight-ounce glass of water. I do this for an eight-hour day."

"I'm a teacher, so I drink a cup of water between each class period. That way I know I get at least eight cups each day."

"I have a timer on my watch and I set it to go off at the top of every hour, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m. I carry eight-ounce bottles of water in my purse and car. Wherever I am when the timer goes off, I drink a bottle of water. This also encourages me NOT to drink other drinks until I have consumed the whole day's water requirement!"
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"I fill my coffee mug with water each hour on the hour while working. Not only do I get eight servings of water a day, I also get to stretch and rest my eyes from the computer!"

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