Did you know that the adult human body is made up of 55 to 60% water? Drinking water daily is vital to your health for a number of reasons. Water keeps your digestive system flowing and helps your kidneys eliminate toxins. People who drink 8 cups of water every day are less susceptible to disease, including several forms of cancer. Drinking water also helps you lose weight by curbing your appetite.
Water is especially important for athletes to keep their muscles hydrated and lean so they can achieve peak performance. You can prevent muscle fatigue by staying adequately hydrated. That’s why you will often see top athletes drinking water at major sporting events.
Your skin needs water in order to protect it from exposure to dry environments so that you can look your best. Please see the infographic below for more information about the benefits of drinking 8 glasses of water every day.