In fact, it’s estimated that an eye-watering 75% of adults living in the USA are chronically dehydrated.
Drinking water is an important habit in any healthy lifestyle, just a 1% drop in total body water content can negatively affect your cognitive ability and overall mood.
Most people tend to make a habit out of staying hydrated during the warmer summer months, after all, you’re more likely to be outside and sweating more than normal. However, it’s equally as important to stay hydrated during the colder, winter months - and arguably harder to manage.
New Year's is the traditional time for making fitness and lifestyle goals. But these plans so often crash and burn. Fall is fast becoming a time when people adopt lifestyle changes and fitness goals and see them through.
Although the seasons are changing, the weather in fall is much more suited to beginning running, cycling or walking. The light is still there and the warmth still lingers. It’s much easier to go out for your walk or run than in the colder months. By the time winter rolls around, you have pushed through the difficult early stages of changing your habits. The new activity is part of your every day or weekly routine and you’re already committed. This way you’re much more likely to keep carrying this change through darker and colder winter months.
Infusing your water with fruit flavors is a neat trick to break up water monotony with tasty variants. The change in season gives you a chance to try new flavors.
Now that the summer months are gone, the days are getting shorter, and there are different fruits in season. There are different cravings all around us.
We’re not about to throw handfuls of pumpkin spice into our daily hydration routines, but these Fall Water Recipes can keep the spirit of this time of year while keeping your water intake up.
When taking on a new challenge, changing your lifestyle, doing something to improve yourself, the old adage of safety in numbers can help. Tackling a new challenge as part of a group, online or in person, maximizes your chances of succeeding, while giving you the chance to connect with other like-minded people on the same journey.
Joining our 60 day challenge is about more than taking control of your hydration and health. It’s about being part of a group, finding your tribe and connecting with other people who have the same goals, drawing on the strength of many to help you achieve your goals.