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Back Bay Fitness is a unique blend of cutting edge and traditional fitness coupled with a community of doctors and therapists with one main goal in mind – For our clients to stay interested in their health and fitness with a fun, safe and high quality program that achieves results.

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Sarah Daum

Sarah Daum has been a certified personal trainer now for 6 years and holds 3 nationally credited certifications for training. She also graduated from Loyola Marymount with a Pre-Physical Therapy degree. Her passion and love for fitness has given her the drive to learn more and experience more for her clients benefit. Her clients will not only get in great shape, but feel great, possess more strength and confidence, and will learn they can achieve their goals with the right plan.

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Why Drink Water?

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Water makes up the majority of the human body, by weight, and adequate levels of hydration are required for optimal body functions. Water is responsible for carrying nutritionist and oxygen to tissues, regulating body temperature, lubricating joints, protecting organs, and is required for the fat burning process. Even mild dehydration can cause dry mouth, constipation, headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, as well as sleepiness or tiredness. Our body’s feedback system for hydration levels is a little delayed, which means by the time you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated and have been for a while.

A basic test of hydration is the clarity and color of urine or how quickly skin bounces back when pinched. A good goal for the average person is to drink 64 ounces daily.

If you have a goal to lose weight, staying hydrated is crucial for several reasons.

  1. Since the process of burning fat as energy requires water, you cannot burn fat while dehydrated.
  2. Dehydration causes sleepiness and tired ness which will likely lead to less movement during the day.
  3. Dehydrated people feeling tired and sluggish and are more likely to reach for sugar, fat and simple carbs (feeling a need for an energy boost).

Tip: Make a habit of drinking water throughout the day to avoid thirst.



Shake Morning Grogginess

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A significant amount of water is lost from our bodies through perspiration and breath during 8 hours of sleep. Thus we essentially wake up dehydrated. One side effect of dehydration is tiredness and grogginess. To shake morning sluggishness and get clear-headed and energized, drink 16 ounces of water within 5-15 minutes of waking up.

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