Summer time makes CrossFit in Houston a challenge. Proper hydration is always important but especially important during June, July and August.
Some studies have shown that most humans are chronically dehydrated. Exercising in the heat causes excessive fluid loss. This combination can be an incredibly dangerous situation. And we are CrossFitters so that adds the intensity to the equation significantly upping the ante.
What are the Signs?
What Are Effects?
The color of your urine can indicate if you are properly hydrated. Click on the urine chart below to help determine if you are dehydrated:
So in the hours before coming to CrossFit West Houston to perform the WOD, make sure you get properly hydrated prior to coming. Stay hydrated through the heat. It is important to your recovery, performance and health.