Lets face it, as it gets colder it is harder to drink more water.
We sweat less and we don’t really feel thirsty like we do in the warmer months.
But no matter what the temperature outside is, you can still become dehydrated. And water makes up roughly 60% of our bodies so it is important to stay hydrated to regulate body temperature and digest food.
Drinking water also helps to make your skin glow and lowers the odds of illness. So how can I keep up my intake in Winter you ask?
1 – Flavour your water with natural fruit
I am talking infusion baby! No sugary cordials here. Pop some halved strawberries, or cucumber, lemon, orange, pomegranate or berries into your water bottle for that slight sweet infusion and it will go down more easily! And you are getting some added vitamins.
2 – Drink herbal tea
You can drink normal tea too but herbal teas are lower in caffeine ( some have none) and there fore you can drink a few cups of the stuff! Its warm, relaxing, full of antioxidants and hydrating!
3 – Keep a large water bottle close by
Seems like a no brainer but so many people forget to take drink bottles with them. Its easier to monitor how much you are drinking with a bottle rather than a glass.
4 – Set Phone reminders or download and app
Set up some alarms in your phone to go off and remind yourself to have some water every few hours. Or download an app like Water Logged or Hydro Coach to help you stay on track!