You've heard it over and over again, drink more water! Why is water so important??
Here are my 3 top reasons:
1. Weight loss
-often replaces high-calorie drinks like soda and juice and alcohol with
-is a great appetite suppressant bc hunger may actually be the first sign that you need more water, not food
-has no fat, no calories, no carbs, no sugar
-water enhances the body's ability to metabolize fat
2. Prevent Dehydration
If you're thirsty, you're already dehydrated which leads to:
3. Healthy for You
Drinking adequate amounts of water reduces risk of some cancers and diseases, such as bladder & colon cancer and heart disease.
You should aim for 1/2 your body weight in oz of water. Try this To get started:
-wake up: 16 oz
-breakfast/lunch/dinner: 8 oz before and after
-snacks: 8 oz before or after
-before bed: 16 oz
-add more as needed to reach daily goal
What reason inspires you to drink more water for your health & fitness goals?