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SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 64,612
10/26/13 10:51 A

What method are you using to measure your body water percentage?

Coach Jen

BRYANBABY3 Posts: 445
10/26/13 10:16 A

Make sure you are drinking plenty of water. You will retain water if you are not getting enough especially when working out.

KRISTEN_SAYS SparkPoints: (80,067)
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10/26/13 10:11 A

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.

Edited by: KRISTEN_SAYS at: 10/26/2013 (10:12)
COSMICWATCHER Posts: 1,018
10/26/13 8:55 A

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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