Drinking water daily
We all know we should hydrate.
Even mild dehydration decreases performance and places unnecessary stress on your body.
Drinking 3.3% of your bodyweight in H2O (60kg person 2ltrs) is a simple modification that will have great long & short term benefits on your health.
Adding a small pinch of unrefined sea salt to filtered water will add back in the minerals needed for getting water into the cells.
Adding minerals to your water & spreading water intake throughout the whole day will avoid excessive urination.
The easiest way to remember to drink enough water is to buy a 1.2ltr or 2ltr Klean Kanteen & fill up each morning. Then even if you start the day with a glass of water, finish the bottles content and have one more glass of water when you get home, you will have easily met your daily quota for hydration.
Keep in mind that fruit juices & soft drinks are sugar water and not part of a healthy hydration protocol. Alcohol and caffeinated beverages will further dehydrate so you, So if you do consume these little extras, you will need to further increase your daily quota for water.
If you consume herbal teas, smoothies, soups & broths these will all count towards keeping the body hydrated.