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Your water intake

Who knows what their daily water intake should be? There are many different ways to calculate this but we love to use a specific method.

There is a generic “you should drink 2 litres a day” opinion. But how can this be for each person as an individual. We believe it can’t as we are all an individual, with an individual volume of water within the body. Our bodies are made up of 66% water. If we are all different sizes and shapes, our water levels must differ.

So, looking at this theory the personal training team use a calculation that’s great for each person and simple. You need to measure your weight in kg and then multiply it by 0.033. This will give you your unique water intake level. It acts as a great marker and will aid you in thinking about drinking more water, which is what your body thrives on.

Drinking the right amount of water has many benefits. We find that when our clients are well hydrated their energy levels are great and they feel less lethargic. They also report a better mental focus. Besides this, water supports our digestive system, flushing through toxins.

Some things that DO count as good water intake:

  • Tap/Filtered/Bottled water
  • Fruit Tea
  • Herbal/Green Tea
  • Tea & Coffee

Eat Well. Move Well. Live Well

James

James Brereton

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