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Q: Is it better to drink fluids before or after a workout in the summer time?

The answer is "all of the above".... be sure to drink before, during and after exercise. Exercising in the heat can cause dehydration, which may lead to fainting, heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. In fact, it is best to drink more than just what you need to satisfy your thirst, especially if you are older. Older bodies don't always reliably signal the body's true need for fluids. So drink up!

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