#WorldWaterDay

Water speeds up your metabolism, cleans the body of toxins and generally helps to make everything in your body run smoothly.

It’s no secret that up to 60% of the human body is comprised of water. But did you know that on any given day you lose 64 ounces of water through perspiration (16 ounces from your feet alone)?

Unless you’re working out, most of this perspiration goes unnoticed. But our body is constantly regulating its temperature through sweat. Even when you’re sitting in a chair, typing on your computer, your body is still maintaining a healthy core temperature.

We both know that water consumption is imperative for maintaining hydration. But keeping up with that kind of diminishing supply can seem difficult.

In the battle to stay hydrated, it sometimes feels like the only option is countless trips to the bathroom. But before you move your office into the second stall, let’s figure out just how much water you should be consuming each day.

The recommended water consumption can vary based on age, weight, sex, activity level, and the climate you live in. But generally speaking, women should drink 90 ounces (11 cups) of fluids per day and men should drink 125 ounces (16 cups) per day.