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Four Swimming Myths Busted

  • By Sara McLarty
  • Published Jun 3, 2013
  • Updated Oct 12, 2013 at 8:46 PM UTC
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I don’t need to hydrate during swim practice because I’m not sweating.

BUSTED! You might not see it, but you are definitely perspiring in the pool. A warm pool or a hard workout can increase your sweat rate just like land-based sports. Always take a water bottle with an electrolyte drink mix to swim practice and drink at regular intervals during the sets.

RELATED: The Importance Of Staying Hydrated During Swim Training

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