Water is Killing You

Water is Killing You

The Question: If it’s just filled with water, what’s so bad about not washing my water bottle?

The Answer: If you have a bottle that you use every day for water-drinking purposes, congratulations! We’re all about hydration here at Healthy Living. But here’s a question for you: When’s the last time you actually washed that water bottle? After all, if it’s just filled with water, it’s not actually dirty, right?

Not exactly, especially if you’re using a disposable water bottle that isn’t really meant to be used more than once. In an article in a 2007 issue of the journal Practical Gastroenterology, experts pointed out that commercial bottled water manufacturers don’t recommend that consumers reuse their disposable bottles. That’s because “everyday wear and tear from repeated washing’s and reuse can lead to physical breakdown of the plastic, such as visible thinning or cracks. Bacteria can harbor in the cracks, posing a health risk,” they wrote. In addition, “reuse of plastic water bottles can lead to bacterial contamination unless washed regularly,” which entails washing the bottle with mild soap, rinsing it well (but not with extremely hot water) and making sure there is no “physical breakdown prior to use.” Read More Here…

Water Bottle


Thursday, August 21, 2014

A) DB Box Step Ups 5×8

B) 5 sets of 3 min goes:

  • 500/400 m run
  • Max rep sit ups

(Rest 90 secs between)

coming Friday

14 min EMOM:

  • 1 Snatch, 90% 1 RM
  • 3 Front Squats, 80% 1 RM