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    How many bottled waters equal a gallon

    I'm not sure if anyone has posted this, but I estimated that one needs to consume at least eight bottled waters to equal a gallon.
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    um....depends on the ounces in each bottle---there are conversions, just google them.
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    Eight is correct if you're talking about pint (16 oz.) bottles - which are probably the most common.
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    I've been buying the one liters, four of those will give you a gallon. And there are four servings in each of those. I also keep the bottles and refill them...saves money!
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    hi i have found that when the weather is cool drinking so much water is difficult, can i drink herbal tea to compensate.


    too much water feel like im drowning lol
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    Originally Posted by bttrthnb4 View Post
    I've been buying the one liters, four of those will give you a gallon. And there are four servings in each of those. I also keep the bottles and refill them...saves money!
    Those plastic bottles aren't meant to be refilled. After about two weeks, the chemicals in the plastic start to break down and will be in your water. Your better off with a bottle (Nalgene or Camelbak) which is made to be refilled.
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    I always thought the main concern with reusing plastic water bottles was germs. The ones intended for one time use tend to be hard to clean properly, whereas nalgene bottles have a nice wide mouth that allows a bottle brush to be used.
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    A gallon is 128 ounces.
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    Originally Posted by bttrthnb4 View Post
    I've been buying the one liters, four of those will give you a gallon. And there are four servings in each of those. I also keep the bottles and refill them...saves money!
    I refill mine to.

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    Originally Posted by navy2001 View Post
    Those plastic bottles aren't meant to be refilled. After about two weeks, the chemicals in the plastic start to break down and will be in your water. Your better off with a bottle (Nalgene or Camelbak) which is made to be refilled.
    What? I've never heard that before....so what are all those people who stock up water gonna do? And what about stores? I'm not gonna carry a Camelbak around with me, LOL...I'll look like an idiot or a hunchback. And I've been doin it for 6 months now, nothing bad's happened yet....
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    Originally Posted by 5c8h2 View Post
    I always thought the main concern with reusing plastic water bottles was germs. The ones intended for one time use tend to be hard to clean properly, whereas nalgene bottles have a nice wide mouth that allows a bottle brush to be used.
    What are nalgene bottles?
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    Originally Posted by bttrthnb4 View Post
    What are nalgene bottles?



    http://www.nalgene-outdoor.com/

    hope this helps...

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    Originally Posted by fitnessfever View Post
    Yeah, thank you

    But they're so little I'd have to keep refilling them, and the tap water where I work is horrible...
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    I like to get 32oz water.I also reuse them,I will fill it a little less than half way and put it in the frezzer and take it to the gym and or work.I will have ice water for around 3 hours.I have used the hard plastic befor but thay allways crack after about a weeks use.
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    Originally Posted by bttrthnb4 View Post
    What? I've never heard that before....so what are all those people who stock up water gonna do? And what about stores? I'm not gonna carry a Camelbak around with me, LOL...I'll look like an idiot or a hunchback. And I've been doin it for 6 months now, nothing bad's happened yet....
    I wouldn't get upset about alarmist opinions. I've been using refilled plastic bottles for 8 years during my workouts and have never had a problem.
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    Originally Posted by 1972girl View Post
    I like to get 32oz water.I also reuse them,I will fill it a little less than half way and put it in the frezzer and take it to the gym and or work.I will have ice water for around 3 hours.I have used the hard plastic befor but thay allways crack after about a weeks use.
    I go through 4 to 5 twenty four ounce bottles during a workout and afterwards. I also freeze the water for 15-20 minutes before I go to the gym. Cold water is alot easier and tastier to drink.
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    Originally Posted by egoatdoor View Post
    I go through 4 to 5 twenty four ounce bottles during a workout and afterwards. I also freeze the water for 15-20 minutes before I go to the gym. Cold water is alot easier and tastier to drink.
    Amen...I had a couple of half-full water bottles in the car the other day (one from the drive to work, one from the lunch period) and we got off early. The one from lunch was still cold, I had just carried it to the car with me, and the other had been sitting there since 530 that morning....windows up...80 degrees out...guess which one I grabbed! It was so warm it was almost HOT...I almost puked right there LOL
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