In this article we unpick some of the benefits of drinking water and staying hydrated, along with how you could, add extra nutrients to your life through our Succeed range of supplements!
We use it every day, at the turn of a tap we have unlimited amounts of clean, fresh water. Even your local supermarket will be stocked up with the bottled kind. Yet why do we struggle to drink the recommended 8 glasses a day?
Our bodies can last 3 weeks without food, yet just a few days without water.
We are made up of 60% of water, not staying hydrated will mess with your body’s fluid balance, as well as cause several unwanted health issues.
Keeping a balanced diet as well as a balanced water intake, is super important for optimum performance in everyday life, as well as your fitness practices.
Water is a healthy and cheap choice for quenching your thirst at any time. It has no calories and contains no sugars that can damage your teeth.
If you do not like the taste of plain water, try sparkling water, or add a slice of lemon. Here are some tasty fruit infusionsyou can spice up your water intake with!
To boost the health benefits and flavour of your water intake, why not hydrate by adding a Succeed BCAA? We have 3 delicious flavours to choose from; Blackcurrant, Fruit Punch, and Lemon & Lime.
Hydrating with a BCAA can have a huge impact on your workout. It has been suggested that BCAA'S can increase muscle protein synthesis. This means supplementing with BCAAs will help build muscle mass quicker after a tough session at the gym!
Read more on what adding BCAA'S can do for you here!
What are the benefits of staying hydrated with water?
Water improves your exercise performance.
There has been a lot of research, into hydration and dehydration, and the effects it has on your sports performance.
All results pretty much conclude, that not staying properly hydrated can not only affect your performance, but it can also affect your motivation levels, due to you reaching fatigue quicker! Drinking water replenishes your muscles during a heavy workout! So keep a bottle with you at the gym at all times!
Want to improve your recovery time whilst staying perfectly hydrated? Stock up on our creatine monohydrate, Evolve. Want to know more? Read our blog post on the benefits of creatine!
Why not succeed with our own water bottle and shaker, be a part of our Oat-Team! Tag us in your gym-sesh with your water bottle in hand!
Water flushes out the toxins in your body.
Consistently drinking water throughout the day, will help keep your body functioning and will help flush out toxins, that could lead to illnesses or viruses. To avoid sick days, keep sipping!
The bottom line.
Even mild dehydration can affect you mentally and physically.
So, get yourself a glass of ice cold water and add one of our suggested supplements! You’ll be sure to reap the health benefits.
Need more advice on how you can lead a healthier lifestyle? Head over to our blog post on what are low-GI foods and why are they important?