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News - 30th April 2021

Five ways to get on top of your hydration game

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As we get used to meeting up with friends, outdoor BBQs and enjoying the outdoors, making sure we drink enough water can be difficult.

 

However, making little adjustments like carrying around a reusable water bottle or setting reminders on your phone can really help make sure you stay on top of your hydration game.

 

Read on to find out more about how to stay hydrated this spring, with a little help from our friends at Aqua Optima.

 

1)     Get a hydration buddy

Whether you’re back in the office, or chatting to work colleagues via Zoom, a drinking buddy can really help you stay on track. You can even make it more fun by setting each other goals for the week, but don’t make them too difficult, as you want to make sure these are manageable

 

Why not get the whole office involved too? Create a leaderboard – this adds a competitive element and makes staying hydrated much easier.

 

2)    Try adding some fruit to your water

If you don’t like the taste of water, try adding some zesty fruits like lemon or limes, or even some chilled cucumbers to make your drink a little tastier.

 

You could even research non-alcoholic drink recipes that include water and make them for the family or work colleagues. Get creative!

 

3)    Do some research

Everyone is different, which means the amount of  water we need to drink varies.

 

Do some research and find what works for you and makes you feel good. Find your hydration ‘sweet spot’ and stick to it. You’ll reap the rewards, such as improved concentration and glowing skin.

 

4)   Get the whole family involved

It can be challenging to keep motivated when you’re the only one trying to stay on top of your hydration game.

 

Why not get the whole family involved? Each member can take the same amount of water with them to school or to their working from home office space. At the end of the day, everyone can share their drinking habits round the tea table and the winner is rewarded with a small prize.

 

 

5)    Stay positive

When setting goals, it can sometimes be difficult to maintain them, as life worries and everyday stress can get in the way. It’s important to not worry too much about not drinking enough water for one day – we’ve all been there. If this happens, forget about it and reset for the next day.

 

For further information, follow Aqua Optima on Facebook @AquaOptima, Twitter @PurerWaterFast and Instagram @AquaOptima. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled for their latest competitions to win a brand-new #lumi filtered water chiller, too -perfect for the whole family!

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