Hydration & Heat-related Illness

Here in Sonoma County, we are expecting 7+ consecutive days of temperatures above 95 degrees. So, this seems like a good time to talk about hydration and heat-related illness. Did you know that the ideal percentage of water in the average woman’s body is 45-60%? And when you exercise regularly, your body stores more glycogen to fuelContinue reading “Hydration & Heat-related Illness”

Things are heating up!

I hear it’s still snowing in Maine, but here in Northern California, it’s getting pretty hot out there. Temperatures seem to have gone from the mid-60’s to mid-80’s almost overnight. It’s time to start thinking about carrying a water bottle when you go out for even a short walk or run. But how much shouldContinue reading “Things are heating up!”