April 18, 2016
The answer is yes, IF YOU FOLLOW MY 10 TIPS FOR IMPROVING YOUR OVERALL HEALTH (because healthy bodies don't like to carry excess baggage!)
TIP # 3: STAY HYDRATED!!!
MANY folks are unable to tell the difference between thirst and hunger so they basically end up eating more calories than their bodies need. Test my theory next time you think you’re hungry and try drinking a large glass of water then waiting a few minutes…a glass of water OFTEN eases hunger signals. And even if you’re still hungry and decide to eat, at least you’ll have already had your water and won’t be too full after your snack to drink later.
And did you know that one of the most common health emergencies in a gym setting is a heat-related emergency? But heat-related emergencies often have nothing to do with exercising in excessive heat…they’re about DEHYDRATION!!!
Let’s just put it this way: the body is made up of about 70% water and H2O facilitates more crucial functions in the body than anything else so if you’re even 1 or 2% dehydrated some major body function simply isn’t going to happen. Here are the most common signs of dehydration:
And here are some tips for staying hydrated:
STILL NOT SURE IF YOU’RE DRINKING ENOUGH? HERE’S THE QUICKEST, EASIEST WAY TO KNOW IF YOU’RE PROPERLY HYDRATED…I CALL IT THE “PEE TEST”.
So keep chugging your water…your health AND YOUR WAISTLINE will thank you for it!