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Topic - do you feel you should 'overdhydrate' when exercising?

Kimono - on 20 Oct 2013
Very interesting article dispelling the modern myth of how we should be drinking 8 glasses of water a day and constantly hydrating when exercising.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24464774

I know how there are always conflicting articles about health but i personally have never subscribed to this 8 glasses a day thing and really just drink when i feel thirsty.
I do like to drink a lot when i bike, but only because i feel thirsty not out of a sense of 'duty'.
I can quite happily practice intense yoga for 90 minutes in pretty hot conditions without a need to drink water.

He also has an interesting article about how, not only do we not really need to take vitamin supplements, but about how it can actually be dangerous in some cases!
And again, i have never felt the need to take vitamins as i feel that i have a pretty healthy diet.

So, i bet there's quite a range of views on this on here? Anyone like to share?
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