Body – Part Five
Water is the driving force behind all nature!
If I were to ask someone the reasons why they should be drinking water; the expected response would be, ‘to stay hydrated’.
Whilst true, there are several other reasons that require mentioning when we discuss hydration. Having a good understanding of waters role within your body can be vital in your journey towards optimal health.
The body is consisted of up to 60% water, while the muscles in your body contain up to 75%.
So, it goes without saying, that in order to maintain our body’s optimal functioning levels, we need to keep ourselves fully hydrated.
Beyond maintaining our hydration levels, here are six other reasons why it’s critical for optimal function to keep topping up our water levels.
It is often recommended that we drink up to 6-8 glasses of water per day to remain sufficiently hydrated.
To help you stay well hydrated throughout the day, always carry a water bottle with you and sip frequently throughout the day.
Whether you’ve been leading a mostly active or sedentary lifestyle, chances are that you or someone you know has experienced an exercise-related injury.
It’s safe to say that most gym-goers have encountered the dreaded feeling of gym intimidation at some point in their life. For some people, overcoming anxiety about the gym may be harder than the workout itself!