The Importance of Hydration in Fitness: How Much Water Do You Really Need?

Hydration is a fundamental aspect of maintaining peak physical performance and ensuring effective recovery in any fitness regimen. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or just starting your fitness journey, understanding the critical role of hydration can significantly impact your results. This is especially true for high-energy activities like rebounding, where staying hydrated is key to maximizing performance and safety. In this blog, we’ll explore the science behind hydration, offer practical hydration tips, and discuss how to stay properly hydrated during your Boogie Bounce sessions.

The Science of Hydration:


Water is essential for numerous bodily functions, including regulating temperature, lubricating joints, and transporting nutrients. During exercise, the body loses water through sweat, and this loss needs to be replenished to maintain optimal function. Dehydration can lead to decreased performance, increased risk of heat-related illnesses, and impaired cognitive function.

A study published in the Journal of Athletic Training highlights that even a 2% loss in body weight due to dehydration can significantly impair athletic performance and cognitive function (Source). Furthermore, proper hydration helps prevent muscle cramps and maintains blood volume, which is crucial for delivering oxygen and nutrients to working muscles.

How Much Water Do You Need?


The amount of water each person needs can vary based on several factors, including age, weight, activity level, and climate. However, general guidelines suggest the following:

  • Before Exercise: Drink about 500-600 ml of water 2-3 hours before exercising.
  • During Exercise: Drink 200-300 ml of water every 10-20 minutes during exercise.
  • After Exercise: Drink 500-700 ml of water for every pound (0.45 kg) of body weight lost during exercise to replenish fluids.

These recommendations are supported by the American Council on Exercise.

Hydration Tips for Boogie Bounce Sessions:


  1. Pre-Hydrate: Ensure you’re well-hydrated before starting your your rebounder session. Drink water throughout the day and have a glass of water about 30 minutes before your workout.
  2. Use a Hydration Tracker: Consider using a water bottle with measurement markers to track your intake. This can help ensure you’re drinking enough throughout your workout.
  3. Electrolyte Balance: During intense or prolonged sessions, consider drinks that contain electrolytes to replace what is lost through sweat. Electrolytes like sodium, potassium, and magnesium are crucial for maintaining fluid balance and muscle function.
  4. Listen to Your Body: Pay attention to signs of dehydration, such as dry mouth, dizziness, or dark urine. If you experience any of these symptoms, take a break and hydrate immediately.
  5. Post-Workout Hydration: After your Boogie Bounce session, continue to hydrate. Drinking water or an electrolyte-rich beverage can help speed up recovery and prevent muscle soreness.



Hydration plays a pivotal role in maintaining peak physical performance and ensuring effective recovery. For high-energy workouts like Boogie Bounce, staying properly hydrated can enhance your experience and help you achieve your fitness goals safely. By following the hydration tips outlined above, you can ensure that your body stays well-hydrated before, during, and after your workouts.

For more information on hydration and its importance in fitness, check out the resources from the Journal of Athletic Training and the American Council on Exercise.

Stay hydrated and keep bouncing towards your fitness goals!



Rebounder Trampolines: Boogie Bounce’s mini trampoline rebounders provide an exhilarating and low-impact workout that’s easy on your joints. Plus, the cardio benefits are fantastic for your heart health.

Strength and Tone Resistance Bands: Combine these with your rebounder routine to amp up the resistance and sculpt your muscles effectively.

Mobile App: Can’t make it to the gym? No problem! Boogie Bounce’s mobile app allows you to follow fitness routines at home, ensuring you never miss a workout.

Visit our shop to see our full selection of rebounders and accessories. Your Boogie Bounce Rebounder is a true ‘Gym-in-a-Bag’

The Boogie Bounce Studio and Elite rebounders are durable, lightweight, have a patented Safety T-Bar, and fold away into a carry bag – making them easy to store in between use. They also start from just £119 with free delivery. Pair the Boogie Bounce app with your smart TV, get started with our beginner routines, and then move onto the full routines, or branch out into our strength and conditioning programmes. You can see all the programmes we offer, here.

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