During the summer months, a time filled with sports camps, practices and other fun outdoor activities, there is no better time for a refresher on hydration.
We’ve touched on the topic before, but now we’ll dedicate a whole article to the importance of hydration and why it is especially critical for baseball players.
Why hydration is important
Fluid is essential for maintaining blood volume and helping with circulation (remember, blood carries oxygen to our working muscles), regulating body temperature, helping with muscle contractions and more. Almost all aspects of sports performance, from mental acuity to recovery, are affected by hydration status.