Water. We all know we need it, but do we really make it a point to drink enough throughout the day? The recommended amount is eight glasses a day, but it if also advisable that you drink as much water as you feel your body needs. Never wait to get dehydrated. Dehydration is way more common than we think, any many of you reading this are probably dehydrated at this very moment. In fact, go drink a glass of water, just to be on the safe side. Without proper hydration, you can feel sluggish, have headaches, and irritability. Yucky.
Here's some more motivation for you to drink up:
If your looking to lose weight, an well- planned workout regime can only do so much. You have to integrate exercise with a healthy diet and enough water consumption. Water, according to recent research, can increase your body’s ability to lose weight, as well as maintain a proper weight.
A recent study also indicated that individuals who increased their water intake experienced weight loss. It is important to note that they experienced this change in weight, without exercise or change in food consumption.
Water intake differs with certain individuals. Climate, gender and age does impact water consumption. For example, individuals living in hotter climates tend to consume more water.
Why? Water helps cool down the body through sweating and respiration. This is one way your body loses water. Hence, it is imperative that you increase water intake, to replace the water lost. This will ensure that you stay hydrated.
Helps Maintain Healthier Skin
Dermatologist Kenneth Ellner states that healthy skin is maintained through proper hydration.Dehydration however, can lead to dry skin, fine lines and even wrinkles. So, if you’re looking for the perfect beauty regimen, drink up.
Water also flushes out harmful toxins and waste materials from the body. This also helps maintain a healthier and youthful skin.
Helps Repair and Energize Muscles
When exercising, your muscles get worn out or damaged after. However, water increases their ability to repair themselves adequately.
Moreover, water gives your muscles the energy they need during exercise. This, in turn, can help increase your endurance and strength.