Really? Just drinking more water can help do things better?
Could this possibly be true?
The scientific answer is long, but the quick answer is yes!
Water is essential to us, making up approximately 60% of our body weight.
Keeping an adequate amount of water in out body effects the function of every single cell in our body. Proper hydration can improve brain function helping us stay more focused, stabilizing our mood and even helping to keep us motivated.
This means you can do better in school, stay more on task at work,
and even perform better during exercise.
When you have an adequate amount of water in your system, your blood volume is increased which allows more oxygen to flow through your body and into every cell, increasing their efficiency and performance. The overall effect on our body's health is huge- since all of our systems will be functioning better, the benefits we feel are many.
Here are just 10 of the great benefits of staying properly hydrated:
1. Increased Metabolism
2. Improved Energy
3. Better Mood
4. Improved Digestion
5. Increased Muscle Repair
6. Boosts the Immune System
7. Improved Kidney Function (Increased ability to flush toxins and waste)
8. Helps to maintain pH balance
9. It's great for your skin
10. Helps regulate body temperature
So make sure to fill that water bottle, and take it with you wherever you go.
Drink in the morning, drink during your workout, and have some water before and during every meal!
Chug-a-lug my friends, I promise you will feel the difference!