The Importance of Water and Staying Hydrated

Our bodies are made up of approximately 83% of water. Water is used in every cell, organ and tissue of our body helping to regulate your body temperature and maintain normal functioning.

We lose water all the time through breathing, sweating, digestion and other natural bodily functions so it is important to keep hydrated. I know from personal experience that being dehydrated I feel sluggish, tired, lack concentration, my body doesn’t want to do very much, training is hard, everything feels a real effort and I usually start to get a headache.

A 10% loss of water can be fatal, and without water the average life expectancy is around 3-4 days. Achieving optimum hydration should be high on everyone’s list of priorities and if you are trying to lose weight, reduce fat or p