What method are you using to measure your body water percentage?
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Make sure you are drinking plenty of water. You will retain water if you are not getting enough especially when working out.
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It might be your muscles retaining water since you've started strength training. And of course if you consume a lot of sodium, that could be a contributing factor to retaining water. But if it's a genuine concern that your health could be at risk, schedule a check up with your doctor.
Hello all you fellow sparkers, How are you feeling today? Hope the team rocks, woohoo! Anyway, here's my problem: whenever i have my body water percentage measured, it always seems to be quite low. i don't know, maybe i need to drink more water, though i already have my 8 a day most of the time. Today the lady who measured me told me that the percentage is low because i retain water. i started strength training again a couple of days ago and i remember that the last time i started strength training, i also retained water (though i didn't check my body percentage then). i'm trying not to panic, because in my head all that i think is "diabetes. hypertension. bad stuff." what do you think? this could mean that my health is at risk?
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