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Why is it important to drink water before I go walking?

Drinking water prior to walking or any form of exercise will assist in keeping your body hydrated. Dehydration is not beneficial and not may lead to issues such as cramps, feelings of nausea and fatigue, and potential injury. So be sure to drink and drink often.

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