Stoned – my battle with dehydration. 12 tips for the hydration challenged.

Kidney stones that is. I’ve had them since I was in my 20’s. A handful in my left kidney, another handful in my right kidney. My 1st stone was relatively small and on the verge of passing. My urologist told me to go ahead with my plans of running the Long Beach Marathon as it would most likely pass during the throws of it. So it did…

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Get vigorous & guzzle water – metabolic (and other) rewards await!

Came across another study documenting the advantages of vigorous exercise. Specifically,  45-min of vigorous exercise results in an increased number of calories burned for 14 hours post exercise- an additional 37%!

And a study that proves the old adage that drinking water helps with weight loss. Apparently when you drink 17 ounces of water (about two glasses),  your metabolic rate shoots up by about 30 percent. Just another reason to work on your hydration. (Talking to myself, kidney stone diva, on this one.)

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