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The Hidden Risks of Too Much Water

Strategic Fitness: The Art of Balancing Heavy and Light Days

Franco Cavaleri addresses the critical question of water intake, shedding light on the potential pitfalls of overconsumption.

The Water Dilemma

Franco emphasizes the risks of daily overconsumption of distilled or RO water. This "dead water" can lead to diluted electrolyte density, hampering performance, metabolic health, and increasing cramping risks, especially during physical exertion.

Performance and Electrolytes

To maintain optimal performance, Franco recommends a daily intake of a quality electrolyte supplement, irrespective of water source. This becomes crucial for those engaged in competitive sports or regular training, preventing the adverse effects of excessive water intake.

The Cramping Conundrum

Franco questions the efficacy of relying solely on 'processed' water during sports or weight training and highlights the potential for cramping issues. He suggests trying a mild electrolyte supplement to experience improved performance, cognition, and overall well-being.

"It's not just about staying hydrated; it's about maintaining the delicate balance of electrolytes for optimal physical and mental performance."

Franco's insights underscore the importance of a balanced approach to hydration.

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