Water Is Powerful Aid For Muscle Building Training

I know, I know. You’ve heard it over a billion times that you must drink water and to all of its benefits. Well, hey, here’s one more for you. 

According to a column in Mens Health, water is a powerful lifting aid. University of Connecticut researchers discovered that men who hydrated with water before lifting completed 17% more reps per set during a lower body workout than thirsty exercisers. 

Turns out, your nervous system slows your muscle activation when you’re not adequately hydrated, continues to report the column.

My take: I completely agree with the fact that the majority of us do not drink enough water. The advantages that water provides are way too many not to drink it. I mean, c’mon, it’s free (unless you’re foolish enough to shell out $2.00 for tap water just because it comes in some fancy looking water with a beautiful water fall on the label). Water is one of the few substances that can actually make a difference in your muscle building / weight gain goals.

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