You should aim to stay hydrated all of the time, no matter what your goal is. But, especially when you’re trying to lose weight and get lean.
✅ Hydration increases your ability to BURN FAT. If you’re dehydrated your fat burning process will slow down!
✅ Water acts as a natural appetite suppressant and aids in metabolism.
✅ When you are not properly hydrated, you may feel a burning sensation in your stomach which can be easily be mistaken for hunger pains and lead you to unnecessary calorie consumption.
✅ A study conducted at the University of Washington found that drinking one 250ml glass of water eliminated midnight hunger pangs in 98 percent of the subjects, which decreased caloric intake from midnight snacks.
✅ Water may also cause an increase in energy, allowing you to push harder through workouts.
So, don’t wait until you’re thirsty to take a drink of water. Start drinking water as soon as you wake up on a morning – have a glass with your breakfast. Then keeping sipping throughout the day. You need to have a minimum of 2 litres of water per day. Really, you should aim for 3 litres. Especially on the days that you workout. That may seem like a lot but trust me it really will help you burn fat and look leaner.
When your body is hydrated you will also see other benefits including: