Especially during the summer period it is of the utmost importance that you drink enough water. Good hydration in the summer. Because it can occasionally be quite difficult to drink such a large amount, we give you 5 tips to make it easier and more fun. Tips to get through the summer COOL.
The very first thing you should do in the morning? Drink a glass of water! After all, your body has not received any moisture for hours. You even lose moisture during your sleep. It is therefore very important that you drink something as soon as you get out of bed.
Do you find water boring and do you prefer to drink something else? Nice to drink your drink with lemon, mint, strawberries, kiwis, blueberries and so on. Make a good can of water and add the fruits that you like. Adding ice cubes certainly does not hurt either. In this way drinking water is almost fun and suddenly it is not so difficult to get 2 liters per day.
Calculate how much water you should drink per day. Is it difficult to keep track of how much exactly you drink in a day? Then use an app. For example, the 'Plant Nanny' app is a good motivation for continuing to drink. In this app you can grow a plant. Every time you drink water, the plant grows. As soon as you drink too little, the plant will die. The app also keeps track of how much you still have to drink to reach your target that day. Very handy, so.
You can of course completely replace your water intake with food, but it can help. For example, a lot of water is found in cucumber and watermelon. With this you can compensate somewhat for your shortage.
Have you just been to the toilet? Make sure you immediately drink something again to 'fill' the fluid in your body. In this way you create a natural routine. Do you want to look slimmer in the summer? Start now with at least one glass of water per day (and preferably more) to drink! Nowadays there are many ways to keep your weight up. Walking is a good option. But if you go hiking, you must of course drink enough. You already know that there is a lot of sugar in soft drinks. A glass of water is really the best option!
The University of Illinois has researched that one glass of water per day will benefit your weight. In a study that lasted seven years, scientists kept track of how much water people drank one day. The people who drank the most water (7-8 glasses a day) burned 200 calories less in a day. But even the people who drank only one glass of water already noticed differences in their weight! Why should you drink water when you want to lose weight? How is that possible? If you drink water, you get less bad food or drink that contains a lot of sugar, calories and / or cholesterol. Water fills your stomach, making you less meaningful in sweets and other 'bad' snacks. So do not forget to drink water from time to time.