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The rest is a combination of minerals and electrolytes, with a large dose of potassium and sodium—which is why sweat tastes salty. Your body tries to hold on to its internal stash of minerals, so if you’re working out hard, sweat can be a whopping 99.9 percent water. With all that fluid pouring out of you, it’s crucial to drink plenty of water to maintain your body’s balance.

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