Of course, you have already heard it a hundred times, Drink water! I had a family friend who use to say “Water is life”. It is important to note that a majority of dehydration occurs during the winter months. Between chopping wood and shivering to keep the body warm a lot of hydration is required during the winter too. Drink WATER!
As if it were summer, drinking water improves energy, improves your mental and physical capabilities and reduces cardiovascular stress during workouts. Protein and amino acids the building blocks of muscles, need to be synthesised using water.
8 glasses a day (64 oz) is a good way to start. I carry a gallon around personally, especially on the days I hit the gym. If you drink and eat right, you don’t need to drink 8 glasses. Drink water and eat right for extra fuel for your body.
Without water, your bodySteals energy from your muscles to Suck the oxygen from your lungs. This leads to a drop in blood volume. Worn out muscles can never exercise with their own weight. Water is needed for the process of hydrating, restoring, circulating and transporting vitamins and minerals around the body. Water is needed for us to assimilate nutrients. Before you take a breath of air, squeeze one lemon and hold it, inhale the fumes and exhale. Wonder why you can’t breathe and see the doctor. He will tell you you’re under-oxygenated. Oxygen plays an important part in every function of the body. float in a warm bath, feel the movement of the water as it passes through you, notice the hot urine and the Birmingham Street beautician from the front door. Remember to chew your food thoroughly. When you swallow do not mix it with biting your lip and saliva, remember the mirror…
Give consideration during meals to what color the meal is. The most vibrant colors for us are deep greens, yellow/orange, red, orange, and yellow. Citrus is full of drip. Go easy on foods that have a vibrant color that can give off an unpleasant aftertaste, remember we generally chew more than 40 dollars worth of food to get that “fresh” feeling. Drink water often, green is the color of the month because water is theDefinition of summer, feel the sweat on your arms and legs when you walk to the cooler everyday. Drink before you get thirsty, because by the time you are, you are already dehydrated. Carry water with you everywhere you go, before you get thirsty, because by the time you are, you are already dehydrated.
Water can be considered a drug. You can dependence on water, the more you drink it the more your body needs it. If you tried to stop smoking, after a month you might feel relived of your asthma. You can Similar every treatment, every time you eat water, the better your health will be.
Because we have an amazing ability to make things better, instead of focusing on the things that need change, let’s change the way we think about water. Ask yourself, “Am I drinking more water than I use?” If the answer is no, then the recommendation is to drink 6-8 glasses of water a day. If the answer is yes, you are increasing your level of hydration. Every time your eyes roll, take a few seconds and ask yourself, ” Am I drinking more water than I use?” If the answer is no, then the recommendation is to drink 6-8 glasses a day. If the answer is yes, you are increasing your level of hydration. Every time your eyes roll, take a few seconds and a grateful look at the life you lead and the one you are play for.
Be grateful for your body, when you have it you have something to look forward to. When you have had a goal and focus on it with motivation and a plan to meet it, the body is there waiting to fulfill that plan. All the food you gave up is not just fat, it’s muscle, your blood, and your organs. All the water you drank is not just urine and tastes, it’s actually the sweat you just lost. All the lives you touched are not just in your own life, it’s in the lives of your family and friends. All the bodies you care for are not just the same one.
Drink water for being healthy, for your family, for your friends, for everything. No matter what you do, let water be your medicine. Bon appétit!