Fitness Health

Surprising Ways Water Helps You Reduce Fat

Drinking plain old water can play a role is losing fat. First of all, drinking water fills up the stomach leading to a feeling of fullness and suppressing hunger. Next, studies show that drinking cold water burns up calories. Most noteworthy, body expends calories heating up cold water so that it can be digested. Next, water helps remove body waste. When waste builds up a person may feel bloated – which can add inches to a person’s waist. Also, drinking water is a good substitute for drinking liquid calories. And, water is needed to burn off fat from food and drink, as well as stored fat. Finally, drinking water during a workout prevents muscle cramps and fatigue – which can prevent you from getting a full workout.

Most of all, supplement use of water with other strategies for losing fat (including belly fat). These include cardio, strength training, sleep, stress, food, smoking & alcohol, and perseverance. Cardio is very efficient at burning fat especially when you are sweating.  Next, strength training helps build muscles. And the more muscle mass you build, the more fat gets burned, even some when you are resting. Next, getting adequate sleep is important to lose fat. Furthermore, stress causes you to gain weight. So it’s important to relieve stress. In addition, what you eat has a huge impact on your waistline. And, if you don’t want fat to get accumulated around the belly, stop smoking. Also, drinking too much alcohol causes you to eat more – so limit your alcohol intake. Finally, because it takes time for the body to get rid of excess fat, perseverance is needed to succeed. The infographic illustrates these approaches.