Originally Posted by chrischris
Silly answer for 2 reasons.
A. That 'somebody' says this isnt really reliable.
B.If your urine is clear you coudl be way over the ideal point of getting it clear in the first place.
I think its best to weigh yourself before a workout during which you dont drink at all and irectly after it .That will help you to precisely determine your individual fluid loss and using that well you know how much to drink.
I am not a doctor, and can only say what I hear and which seems reasonable. It may be silly to you, but I have heard it more than once.
Clear urine was meant as an upper bound, not a lower bound. That should have been pretty obvious.