You work hard to lose weight. You pay attention to what you eat and how intensely you exercise, but when it comes to staying hydrated, it’s possible that you’re unintentionally sabotaging your best efforts. If your body seems to have hit a plateau, try drinking more water to get things moving!
Improves Energy Levels: It’s hard to work out when your energy is lagging. Proper hydration increases energy levels and gets your blood flowing. Water is best, but green tea and coconut water are also great sources of hydration and fuel.
Halts Hunger: People often mistake thirst for hunger. If your energy is starting to lag, drink 1-2 glasses of water before eating a snack. If you’re still hungry after 10-15 minutes, reach for a healthy snack, but you’ll probably find that water was all your body needed.
Improves Metabolic Rate: When you’re well hydrated, your metabolism runs at top speed, so you burn calories faster than normal. Boost your daily fat burn by continuously supplying your body with water, leading to a healthier, trimmer you.
Flushes Toxins: Our bodies absorb a lot of toxins, not just from the food we eat, but environmental and cosmetics pollutants as well. These toxins cause digestive and hormonal imbalances, which in turn leads to weight gain and trouble losing weight. Drinking plenty of water throughout the day encourages the body and it’s various hormonal, metabolic, digestive systems to function normally.
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