Drink ice water,! The colder ice water makes your body warm up in order to digest the water! This speeds up your metabolism and burns calories! You still get the benefits of the water you would need to be drinking anyway, its cooler, and helps lose even more weight! I read this in a fitness article last night, also suggests 1 gallon of water a day (I'm not there yet) and 6 small meals a day to keep your body from starvation mode and storing fat:)
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"EAT, DRINK, BE MERRY - FOR TOMMOROW YOU (DON'T) DIE(T)!!!
Do the math! IF Eat n calorie range+exercise=deficit=lose weight! 189 AND drink 9 cups ice water 7 days/wk BURNS Calories. Eat 224 Drink91 Be Merry 224THEN Lose 1 Pound per week just Drinking Ice Water!220
Drinking icy water burns 60-70 additional calories (per 8 ounce cup) as body raises temperature of ice water to body temperature. 9 cups X 60 cals= 540 cals x 7 days/wk =3,780! (3,500 = 1 pound)7
Water = important regardless if u r losing weight or not. Keep getting messages that cold water = better. Well it = a myth. Water IS just water & the difference in the caloric burn between drinking ice cold water and other temps = infinitesimally small. A few steps xtra on treadmill has same effect!
Yes your body turns the cold water into 37 degrees but again the caloric burn is almost nil.
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