Photo: Perfect Game

Baseball Hydration-Strategies

General : : General
Kevin Barr        
Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Baseball-Specific Hydration-Strategies

 Baseball performance is directly affected by what & when baseball players drink.

  In-game hydration-strategy required to maintain energy for baseball-performance.

  Without properly timed fluids, baseball-performance will suffer.

  Playing in dehydrated-state causes premature fatigue & limits post-game recovery.


During Game

  Do not wait until thirsty to drink. Thirst is unreliable indicator of hydration-status.

  Consume at least 8-12 oz. between innings.

  Consume 15g of carbohydrates per 8-oz fluid.

  Maintain electrolyte balance by consuming 100-200g per 8-oz fluid.

  Alternate between water & sports-drinks.

  Avoid coffee, tea, & caffeinated sodas, which cause dehydration.


To receive unlimited one-year membership access for $50.00 to TheBBR, please visit the page shown in the URL below and enter the coupon code
PG2012. http://thebbr.com/athletic-development-program-sign-up.html

Recent Related Articles
2080 Baseball: Tebow Alert!
2080 Baseball scout Dave DeFreitas was on hand at the private workout at Dedeaux Field (USC) for Tim Tebow and provides his t... READ 
Informed Athlete: College or Pro?
Rick Allen of Informed Athlete provides valuable insight to players who were drafted as the July 15 signing deadline approach... READ 
PG welcomes Smith aboard
Former Howard College NJCAA Coach of the Year Britt Smith has accepted a position with PG that enables him to create new oppo... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
PG welcomes Smith aboard
Former Howard College NJCAA Coach of the Year Britt Smith has accepted a position with PG that enables him to create new oppo... READ 
Informed Athlete: College or Pro?
Rick Allen of Informed Athlete provides valuable insight to players who were drafted as the July 15 signing deadline approach... READ 
2080 Baseball: Tebow Alert!
2080 Baseball scout Dave DeFreitas was on hand at the private workout at Dedeaux Field (USC) for Tim Tebow and provides his t... READ 
 



Keywords in this article
       Player Profile Page    Event Page
About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2016 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.