We're all distracted, worried, and out of sorts. It makes sense that some of our healthy habits aren't happening. But, staying hydrated is important, especially for runners.
Are you drinking enough fluids each day? If you're like me, and get distracted or forget to drink up, consider the HidrateSpark Smart Water Bottle. It reminds me to drink when it glows and sends me funny texts.
Good hydration is an easy way to take good care of yourself. Keep reading to learn the benefits of hydration and how HidrateSpark can help.
Benefits of Staying Hydrated
Drinking water is good for you in lots of ways. It helps your heart, brain, and muscles function. Fluids deliver nutrients to your cells. Water flushes bacteria from your bladder.
Here are a few more ways staying hydrated keeps you healthy:
Water Makes Your Skin Glow
Really. If you're dehydrated, your skin is less elastic. It looks dull. When you're hydrated, your skin looks supple and healthy.
Water Improves Cardiovascular Health
Dehydration lowers blood volume causing your heart to work harder. Your heart pumps harder to get the decreased amount of blood and oxygen to your cells. When you're hydrated, your blood volume is sufficient. Your heart doesn't need to work so hard.
Water Helps Muscle and Joint Function
A hydrated body has plenty of water in the cells of contracting muscles. Your muscles perform better because fluids moved nutrients to them and removed waste from your body. Water also keeps your joints lubricated.
Water Cleanses Your Body From the Inside
Your kidneys need water to their job. Kidneys filter waste from the blood and excrete it in urine.
If you're seriously dehydrated, your kidneys could stop working. If your kidneys don't function you risk toxins building up in your body. Good hydration can also prevent kidney stones and urinary tract infections.
The Hidrate App Tracks Water Intake
The App connects to the HidrateSpark bottle via bluetooth and displays your daily water intake so you can easily track it at work, at home or on the go.
You calculate your personal hydration goal using the app's proprietary formula. It determines a daily goal based on your height, weight, sex, activity level, and elevation.
Remember to factor in your specific situation. Some medications can act like diuretics, which means you need more water each day.
You'll receive fun text message reminders throughout the day. The bottle glows when it's time to sip. I've never enjoyed reminders so much!
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Yesterday's 7.3 mile run put my #465Challenge at 266.47 miles. I've completed 5 Loops of the virtual I-465 run! Each loop is 53 miles; I've been working on it since January 1st.
Join the Virtual Challenge and Earn a Medal
You can register until Feb. 29 to get credit for your January and February miles. There are Premium and Basic registration options. Here's what you get with each one:
Premium registration is $39.99; finishers receive:
• T-shirt • Medal • Bumper Sticker
• Race Bib • Certificate of Completion
Basic registration is $24.99; finishers receive:
• Bumper Sticker • Race Bib • Certificate of Completion
When you register for the premium package you get this unique medal with a race car that slides all the way around on I-465!
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Popping in to show you this awesome collaboration by Knockaround and Green Flash Brewing Company. They put together this awesome design on the Fast Lanes frames.
If these don't scream tropical paradise with a cold one, I don't know what does. You need them for spring break, summer vacation, and running, of course! These sweet UV400 sun protection lenses are available for a limited-time. Go get yours for just $30.
Every pair comes with a sunset palm pouch. Click the image below to grab yours. Find them under the Collections —> Custom Collaborations tab at Knockarounds.
Scroll down to learn how to SAVE 15% on your first order.
Knockaround x Green Flash Brewing Co. Custom Sunnies
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Look for the box below on the check out page. When you sign up to get texts from Knockaround you'll receive a 15% OFF CODE. Use it right away when you place your first order!
That's all there is to it! If palm fronds and beer aren't your style, use the discount code to create your own custom Knockarounds.
Shipping is fast with Knockarounds. I ordered my last pair on a Friday, and received them 3 days later, on Monday. (I live on the opposite coast!) All orders over $50 receive FREE shipping.
Enjoy your new sunnies!
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2021 BDR Schedule:
•Code Works AFTER Blitz Pricing Ends•
Feb. 6-7: Safety Harbor
Feb. 28: Orlando
Mar. 6: New Orleans
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