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How does drinking water help water retention ?

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2006/07/12 12:49:51 (permalink)

How does drinking water help water retention ?


Suffering from bad back & lower leg pumps with 30mg ED D/Bol and a few people believe it may be connected with water retention. I've read on other posts that drinking plenty of water helps with water retention.

It just seems backward logic to me, drinking more = less ?

Any truth or benefit in supping more water if bloating is an issue ?
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    Valley Fitness
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    RE: How does drinking water help water retention ? 2006/07/12 12:55:53 (permalink)
    I asked this the other week as I too was baffled!!

    Apparently when your on course you need more water and your body recognises this. If you think back to a time when man hunted for food and didnt always have clean water. Excess food is stored as fat as a precaution incase a shortage develops In the same respect water gets stored incase of a shortage.

    So by drinking lots of water you are telling your body that it is in plentiful supply all the time and so there is no need to store it. Sounds crazy!!

    In the same respect lots of huge meals will make you gain fat. but if you eat lots of small ones, like most of us lads do, then the body will not store as much fat as food is always in plentiful supply.

    Hope this makes sense!!

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    RE: How does drinking water help water retention ? 2006/07/12 12:58:11 (permalink)
    Your body retains water as it worries about being caught in a drought, especially when its growing fast, from times in the past when drought did actually happen.

    By drinking many litres, you body realises that water is plentiful and lets it go as its an unrequired waste of energy (kills energy warming water up to body temp so your body can use it and the actual carrying weight).
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    RE: How does drinking water help water retention ? 2006/07/12 13:49:11 (permalink)
    Cheers guys

    I have noticed that my P!ss has been glowing that last couple of days - I've drank 3 pints of water this morning and not p!ssed once yet. I think I've found my answer
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