Is drinking water really that important for your health? I hear you ask… Well, the answer is simple, YES YES YES! SO, why should we stay hydrated?
Water is more important than you might believe, consuming the right amount of water is a MUST, it has a long list of benefits and we are going to talk about some of these today. We’ll discuss the benefits of drinking water and why should we stay hydrated?
Assist in Removing Toxins
Water helps to remove toxins from the body and transport nutrients through the body. Consuming the recommended amount of water will help the kidney function properly, which will process the liquid you take in and help to remove toxins that are not useful to the body.
Support Lubrication to the Joints
Water plays a vital part to help keep your joints lubricated and flexible; the Synovial fluid that directly lubricates your joints is made up primarily of water. The synovial fluid reduces the friction between joints and helps to maintain healthy tissue and joints.
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It could help to manage anxiety
Hydration has an impact on the brain, as well as the body, even mild dehydration can have a negative impact on energy levels and mood, which could possibly heighten the symptoms of anxiety.
Next time you start 2nd guessing the trick you are about to try or the nerves start to kick in as you hear your name called out for your next run, grab that bottle of water and hydrate!
It may even reduce a hangover
While drinking water won’t prevent a hangover, staying hydrated could reduce some of the negative after-effects of drinking alcohol. Alcohol is a diuretic and therefore makes the body lose more water then you take in.
For all you ladies and gents out there who like the odd glass of vino or a few cerveza’s, fear not! water is your friend but not alcohol ( ;