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Water Loss Techniques
« on: December 07, 2016, 12:17:13 am »
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Random water loss/dehydration techniques for performance gain.

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Re: Water Loss Techniques
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2016, 12:19:06 am »
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Something I just posted in my journal:

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11:30 PM: bloated af right now (154 lb.)

11:45 PM - 12 AM: ~15 minutes total: mostly a very hot shower, finishing with very cold for ~3-5 minutes

12 AM: 152 lb.

that's crazy.

I used to use hot showers to shed some extra water weight for dunking but I didn't remember how much you could lose in such a short period of time... it probably helps that i'm carrying EXCESS water weight from my lack of activity today (REST) and my diet choices.


so yeah.. (If accurate/legit) For a very quick attempt at some minimal but significant water loss, a very hot shower can do the job.

I'm going to try it again tomorrow morning and keep track of the exact time for hot/cold & exactly how much weight I lose.. Just really curious.



edit: Morning experiment

before: 149.6
15 minutes: 10 hot, 5 cold
after: 148.0




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Re: Water Loss Techniques
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2016, 03:55:48 pm »
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had an interesting exp cutting for my last weightliftin comp, lost about 6kg in 24h. weigh in at 8am and lifting at 3-4pm made it all feasible.

-cut carbs, less glycogen = less water
-kept fat and protein high...any diff to actual body comp other than water irrelevant in this time frame
-lots of water leading upto, then cut that night...body keeps flushing
-hot bath....really helped but also scary...the combo of being dehydrated + then vasodilating all of your peripheral vasculature really drops your blood pressure and I had a pretty intense autonomic response to this drop in BP. really rapid HR, dizziness, tingling peripheries.....had to lay down for a while to let it settle, I was home alone so actually got a bit anxious id done something stupid
-wore a tonne of clothes.

in the morning felt pretty good. was obviously dehydrated af. slept well though. dry mouth = chewing gum helps. turned up weighed in then took on litres and litres of fluid...with food/salt/other electrolytes obviously and was feeling 100% a couple of hours later!