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Hydration Status and Resistance Training Performance

Riewald, Scott PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT

Strength & Conditioning Journal: August 2008 - Volume 30 - Issue 4 - pp 72-73
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31818021b0
COLUMNS: Research Digest

HYDRATION STATUS IS KNOWN TO AFFECT ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE, BUT WHAT EFFECT DOES IT HAVE ON YOUR TRAINING IN THE WEIGHT ROOM? RECENT EVIDENCE SUGGESTS THAT HYPOHYDRATION CAN IMPACT A STRENGTH TRAINING WORKOUT MORE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT.

Performance Technologist/Biomechanist, USOC Performance Services, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Scott Riewald is the Performance Technologist and Biomechanist for the US Olympic Committee's Endurance Sportfolio.

© 2008 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association