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Increase Water Intake



In the past when I have hit plateaus, I increased my water intake by 1-8 oz cup a day, and the scale started moving again...

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  • @martinezmom - I drink water through a straw. I know it sounds weird, but it just seems to go down faster, and I can drink while I'm doing other things without really thinking about it, especially at work when I'm at my desk. - by SHEILA_E
    In addition to changing my diet and exercise a bit, I realize
    that the key word to breaking a plateau is 'Perseverance'.
    Eventually we will succeed! - by ORLEANS60
  • Thanks for the tips.....I will have to try that the next time I hit a plateau. - by CRYSTALBLUE32
  • I love water so much that I guzzle it all day long. I always keep it icy and in a nice thermos. I am like Linus and his blankie, 'cept my ba-ba goes everywhere I go! ..... (I have to make myself stop at night before bed) ..... - by 2BDYNAMIC
  • this is an easy way to break that plateau! i hope it works for me too!
  • To get in enough water each day, try drinking one cup of water every hour on the hour that you are awake. - by DIANERYAN
    It helps to add fresh lemon to water. I find it hard to drink as much water as I should but with the great taste of lemon it just makes it so much easier. emoticon - by ARIELLEANDERSON
  • The water.....did it for me....yes sireee!!!!!!!! emoticon - by BROWNIEISLANDER
  • I went out and bought myself a 32oz bottle. I know that 2 of these is the amount of water that I generally should be taking in a day. It has become quite easy too cause I drink one of those bottles after every workout. The one in the AM and in the PM too. Any water in between is just a bonus. emoticon - by TOOKES519
    Thanks for the "secret"!!! emoticon I am adding more water to the mix. - by MOMM4LIFE
  • Thanks I am going to have to try that even the drinking the water through a straw. - by KOEHNA
  • Thank you I will be trying this. - by LUCYFRUGLE
  • I'll have to try that. I haven't had the scale move much lately. More water will be an east thing to do. - by DALEJR_FAN_TINA
    what tips do you have for getting in more water? i am up to 6 cups/day and just can't seem to up it any more. - by MARTINEZMOM
    Yep, I have to agree. Getting in plenty of water does help get the scale moving again. - by GRALLEN
    It does work.... emoticon emoticon - by YESIWILLDOIT

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