Hydration & Its Affect On Your Clients’ Fitness Goals
In your mission to help your clients with their fitness goals, be it fat loss or building quality muscle, the nutrition tips you mostly focus on are about food. This is understandable since most nutritional education is about consuming enough protein, fats, carbs at the optimal time to support their fitness goals. Although it is key to support their goals by providing your clients with a custom & professional meal plan, one of the most important and often overlooked factors of their plan is hydration. As their fitness and nutrition professional, it’s important to provide them with the information they need to understand the importance of this key piece of their plan, but more importantly you need to provide them with tips on how to simply & effectively keep their hydration at the level they need to support their goals.
Making sure your clients are taking in enough fluids throughout the day in line with their MEAL PLAN is the first step, but it’s also important to remember to focus on hydration in and around their training time with you. Not just when they are working out, but in the hour before, during and in the hour after their training. This will most likely be the most amount of fluid they lose in any given period of the day. That’s why taking the right steps to ensure they are fully hydrated before, during and after will help to make sure they perform at their peak and then recover optimally after. Here are some quick tips that can help you educate them on the important points to remember: