Need to drink more water? Try these tips for boosting your water intake every day.
“I should drink more water.” It’s something I hear from clients all the time. They know their water intake isn’t up to par, but they just can’t figure out how to drink more water than they usually do. When I ask people why they don’t drink enough water, I usually hear one of two things. Many tell me that they just haven’t established a regular water drinking habit, and lots of people I talk to say that they just “don’t like water.” I probably don’t need to remind you why drinking enough water is so important. But I’m going to anyway, because it might help “drive you to drink.”
Your body is more water than it is anything else—about 60-70% of your body weight is water. The fluid in your body is involved in an amazing number of important tasks. You need to drink enough water so that your body can properly digest your food and deliver nutrients to your cells, and to get rid of substances that your body doesn’t want. Without enough water, controlling body temperature would be a challenge. Your joints would lack lubrication and your muscles would tire more quickly, too. The bottom line is this: every cell, tissue and organ needs water in order to function properly.
If you find it hard to drink enough water every day, here are some tips that might help you: