How To Start Your Own Hydration Challenge?

We all know drinking water is important but we understand that it can be tricky to complete your 2 litres everyday! Root 7 has a unique way to improve your daily water intake. It is called the HYDRATION CHALLENGE.

Earlier we have motivated people  on our Instagram handle to hydrate better and drink more water with so many others through a challenge that went on for a week. Basically we helped people build this new habit, for their own good.

If you missed out on our challenge, there are more ways than ever to score enough H2O. You don’t have to turn your life upside down to make it happen. 

Here’s how you can challenge yourself and achieve real time hydration goals:

1. Keep a track through a planner, virtual or a printed - both are equally good.

2. For every cup of any other beverage, drink a glass of water before it.

3. Drink a full glass of water whenever you take any medicine or supplement instead of a sip or a cup.

4. Drink from a straw (only a reusable one!) You’re more likely to swallow more at a time when you drink from a straw compared to when you sip directly from the glass. Ps. it’s more fun that way :D

5. Incorporate it into health goals that are important for you. If drinking water for the sake of staying hydrated isn’t enough of a health incentive for you, try attaching the habit to other goals that are legit important for you. For example, drinking an 8-ounce glass of water before a meal may help aid digestion, while drinking water an hour after you consume your meal may help the body absorb the micronutrients. 
6. Drink one glass of water before each meal. That’s 3 extra glasses everyday.

7. An easy way to boost your water intake is to simply drink one glass when you wake up and another before you go to bed.

8. One simple way to get more water is to eat more foods that are high in water content. For example: celery, broccoli, avocado, grapefruit, strawberries, watermelons.

9.  Set hourly reminders on your phone. Or just follow us @root7india, we’ll do that for you :)

10. Flavour your water- If you dislike the flavour of water, or just need a bit of zinc to help you drink more, you have many choices. We have a whole blog about infused water ideas.

However, it can be difficult to drink water habitually, especially if you are busy, regularly forget to drink or dislike the taste of water. Choosing from these 10 simple tips can help you take your own hydration challenge and boost your daily water intake.