Drinking more water is an important part of being healthy and obtaining your health goals. While it’s easy for me to make it a point to drink more water throughout the day, I understand that it will be harder for others. That’s why I thought it would be beneficial to you if I shared some Tips For Drinking More Water. I hope that these will motivate you to drink more water. After all, I want you to achieve your health goals.
13 Tips For Drinking More Water
- Start your day by drinking a glass of water. It should be the first thing you consume. Yes, even before you drink coffee.
- Keep your water bottle/glass filled up (Don’t put an empty glass down).
- Keep your water close to you so that’s easily accessible. That way it’s always on your mind.
- Try to drink a cup of water within the hour and refill it every hour (might be best during the 8 hour work day, so that you know you are getting the 8 glasses you need).
- Add a squeeze of lemon or lime to your water.
- Slice and freeze citrus fruits and use them instead of ice cubes to chill your water.
- When you drink juice, substitute half of it with water.
- Put your water into a cute glass or cup. It won’t make it taste any better but it will look prettier and maybe even more enticing.
- Drink half a cup of water before and after each of your meals. This will also help fill your belly so that you eat less.
- Use a straw so that you take bigger sips and consume more water.
- Think of the money and the calories that you’ll save at a restaurant by drinking water instead of another drink.
- If you do want to drink a soda or coffee, don’t allow yourself to do so until you’ve had X number of glasses of water before doing so.
- Track your water intake with this FREE Printable Water Intake Log .
I make it a habit to drink water every day. However, I struggle with the amount of water I drink and that’s where having a water intake log comes in handy (link to one above) so that I can keep track of it. Not only will it keep you on track but it will allow you to create a habit.
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