Drinking Water and what Foods help!
Did you know?!?! That our Body is made of around 60% water! We know you don’t drink enough water do you! We found an amazing article with 7 Science-Based Health Benefits of Drinking Enough Water by Joe Leech, MShttps://www.healthline.com/nutrition/7-health-benefits-of-water
- More water the more energy you have to put into your workout!
It does not matter if it is Pilates, Yoga, Barre or any type of exercise! The simple fact is that your body needs water to function. Did you know that you can also loose water while you sweat! That is right, if you are doing any high intensity workouts it is important to have the right hydration around possible.
By not drinking enough water it can lead to many altered results such as body temperature flux ration, reduced motivation, fatigue and that heavy feeling of exercise being more of a drag rather than fun and motivating.
- Energy Levels and Brain Function
Did you know that just 1-3% of body weight can make the brain go a little cray cray! If you are feeling a bit irritated and frustrated you might need to start drinking some more water! Just the in bit of dehydration can impair your mood, memory, brain performance and can lead into a headache! Ouch!
- So that is why I am getting so many Headaches or Migraines.
We do not want to be the bear of bad news but if you are not drinking enough water during the day then yes this could be a high possible chance as to why you are ending up with headaches and migraines. You are starving the body of its water!
- Lets talk about constipation
We have all been there, even if you don’t remember it! By increasing fluid intake can help your bowel movements. So get drinking to get pooping!
- Drinking water may help treat Kidney Stones
Kidney Stones are very painful clumps of mineral crystal that form in the urinary system. Although there is limited evidence around water intake helping prevent recurrence in people who have already had Kidney stones there is certainly positiveness around having a higher water intake to pass from fluid.
- Had one too many drinks? Get some water into you
We have all been there! Did you know that drinking just one glass of water between drinks can help the risk of a hang over? Crazy we know.. but maybe you already knew! Alcohol is a diuretic which means you actually loose water than take it in. It is recommend to have a HUGE glass of water before bed or why not go for a whole bottle of water to prevent any hang overs.
- Are you on a weight loss journey?
The more you drink the better you will be off! It is important to keep the body as healthy and hydrated as possible. The more water can also help increase your metabolic rate.
It is recommended that drinking 2Ls of water a day can increase your total energy and positive vibes. A little hidden trick is to drink water half an hour before meals so that you already feel full which results in eating less.
Do you need more creative ways to stay hydrated other than water?
Don’t worry! We have your back! Here are 19 Foods that can help you out!
- Skim Milk
- Broths and Soups
- Plain Yogurt
- Bell Peppers
- Coconut Water
- Cottage Cheese
Now that we have given you some advice on why drinking water is important and a powerful source of the bodies health – go have a HUGE glass of water!