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Fit Quiz: Which is Better to Drink While Exercising, Cold or Room Temp Water?

We all know that when exercising, it is great to drink water to keep hydrated but does the temperature matter? Which is better to drink while working out, cold or room temperature water?

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emmy-doo emmy-doo 9 years
I thought so too kendallina
amandasunly amandasunly 10 years
I love cold water! Especially in this weather. I hardly ever drink room temp water - it's really warm here.
islandbreeze islandbreeze 10 years
I like to drink temp water because it's easier to go down and I drink lots of it. Cold water gives me brain freeze.
Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 10 years
I've heard it the other way and this way...also that you are more likely to consume larger amounts of room temp water. I've also heard that about cold water burning more calories. Most of the time, I drink it at room temp because It's a Pain ITA to keep water in the fridge here at work. But sometimes a cold bottle of water is all I'm craving.
mandiesoh mandiesoh 10 years
finally got this right! you had an earlier post about this right! :)
kendallina kendallina 10 years
I have heard that cold water takes your body more effort to metabolize, so it burns more calories as well.
Tech Tech 10 years
Ditto wiggle.
wiggle wiggle 10 years
I really prefer room temperature water to cold...cold just seems to hurt my head.
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