How Much Water Should I Drink? There’s an App for that!

December 26th, 2012

If you are concerned about health and fitness, you are likely aware of the importance of drinking water. Water not only hydrates your body following exercise but it also improves digestion and helps your body remove toxins. There are many other benefits of drinking water as well. Even if you do not engage in regular exercise activities, it is still important that you make a conscious effort to drink plenty of water. But you may find yourself asking, “How much water should I drink”?  Furthermore, your busy lifestyle may prevent you from remembering to drink enough water, causing you to feel dehydrated or tired. Fortunately, technology can save the day!

If you did not have one before, perhaps you just received an iPhone or other mobile device as a gift this holiday season. Applications (apps) are available for nearly every category, including drinking water. One app that is particularly popular is called “Water Your Body”. This app, which was updated a few months ago, calculates the amount of water that you should drink daily based on your current body weight that you enter and your lifestyle (exercise, etc.). It can help you create a customized drinking plan based on the size of container that you are using and you can set your device to remind you to drink water throughout the day. The default alert tone actually mimics the sound of water pouring into a glass.  The app can also track how much water you drink daily and present the information in an easy-to-read graph so that you can analyze your drinking water habits to see if they need improvement.  Most users rate the “Water Your Body” app very highly, claiming that it has really increased their drinking water intake.

By simply drinking the appropriate amount of clean water daily, you can experience numerous health benefits .    If you have a mobile device, you should consider the “Water Your Body” app.  Don’t miss out on an easy way to help improve your health and well-being.

 

 


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