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How to know when to stop singing and take a break? Or when do you sing too much?
Every Friday I get together with my friends and we jam out and usually play and sing Led Zeppelin, the Who, and other random heavy metal songs for about an hour to an hour and a half without taking a break. Due to my exercising the voice every day with KTVA I can sing all these songs and do a great job, but more often than not when I am done with that hour or so of singing I feel like my voice is overly husky. I take great care to manage my breath and not to oversing but it feels like there is a point every Friday night where I start to feel my throat getting dry and I start "squeezing" a bit. We always eat pizza beforehand so that could be drying out my throat, but I also drink water throughout the day. However, I don't really hydrate while we are jamming since I always seem to forget a bottle of water. I know Ken can sing for hours on end and on a good day I can too but when do you know when to stop and take a break?