How Much Sodium Do You Need? (Page 7)

4. Your Workouts

Because sodium holds on to fluid it helps you stay hydrated when you’re sweating up a storm. While that doesn’t usually mean you need extra sodium at mealtime, you might need a little more when you work out. If you break a sweat for an hour or longer, sip a sports drink during exercise to help fend off dehydration.

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