Can drinking more water really help you lose weight?
You probably heard it a thousand times from a thousand different people “drink more water to lose weight.’’ But is it true? Is it that simple? The short answer is Yes! Drinking enough water cleanses your body of waste, acts as a appetite suppressant, also helps boost your metabolism. How much is enough water?
The amount of water you need depends on your size weight and activity level. A good rule of thumb is you want to drink between an half ounce to a ounce of water for each pound you weigh, every day 365. You can also check the toilet after you use the restroom, you’ll know if your hydrated if your urine is clear or very light yellow. If your urine is darker that means you’re dehydrated and need to drink more water.
One of the first rules to losing weight is you want t0 cut out sodas and juices! Replace sugary drinks with water and if you don’t like the taste of plain water put a slice of lemon in your drink or you can try our Amped Replenish Hydrate . Using a lemon and/or the Amped Replenish Hydrate will help reduce the food cravings. Health resources states because water is an appetite suppressant, drinking a glasses of water before meals can decrease your calorie intake by 75 calories per meal. Lets do some math! Drinking water before 1 meal per day can save you 27,000 calories a year which means you will lose about 8 pounds a year just from drinking 1 glass of water before 1 meal a day!
Drinking ice cold water helps boost your your metabolism, because consuming ice water your body has to burn calories to warm the water. Not only are you burning calories to drinking ice water but drinking ice water is way more satifying then drinking room temperature water.
Not only does drinking enough water help you lose weight but it helps you in the gym. Drinking water helps prevent muscle cramps and helps keeps your joints lubricated and because drinking water helps clean your system you can workout longer and harder.
You cant accomplish anything without setting goals! Write out your game plan… How much water you need to drink daily? How you’re going to drink that much water? Don’t underestimate the value of water our bodies need it. Set a goal and dominate it! #StartNow #HealthisWealth