HELP! I can't drink ALL of my water!
EVERYONE starting the code red lifestyle struggles with getting their water in. We have put together a list of leader/coach approved tips and tricks for getting your water in every SINGLE day. Pick some and try. You can do this!
*START early. The minute your feet hit the ground start sipping. Have it at your bedside ready to go.
*Do the "10 sip trick" - Every time you pick up your bottle, take 10 sips.
*Never go anywhere without your water bottle. If you have it with you, this will help.
* Be cautious of getting "behind" on drinking the water and having to CHUG it. This is what usually causes problems for people.
* Drink room temp or warm. Cold water can cause nausea for some people.
*Try adding something and see if that helps. Here is an article about that. What can I add to my water?
*CUT out all other beverages. They interfere with water drinking.
*Get a gallon container and a smaller bottle. Keep filling the smaller one until the gallon is gone. No more having to count water bottles.
*Drink the first bottle hot (it relaxes you) with flavoring (like orange Ultima with nutmeg in it, like orange spice tea)
*Set alarms on your phone at specific intervals.
*keep a gallon jug with me at all times to keep filling your water bottle.
*Get a water jug that you enjoy drinking out of one that’s just yours and you want to show off - Code Red personalized one.
*Using a straw makes ALL the difference for some people.
*From one rebel: Don’t be afraid to mix it up. If a straw isn’t working for you anymore, try a gulp lid bottle. Switch it up throughout the day if you need to, going back and forth. I love finishing off my last 16 oz with hot water and a tea bag
From another rebel: a buddy to partner up with and check on each other's water consumption throughout the day. A lot of times we lose track of time and not realize we're running behind schedule.
Is it possible to drink too much water?
Well of course, too much of anything isn’t good for you. But keep in mind that too much water is generally only case for people who are in extreme situations (heart failure, mental illness, etc) If you weigh less than 135, please drink only 112 ...
Is this too much water for me to drink?
People are CHRONICALLY dehydrated. You need this water. Just for your body to perform BASIC functions, you need at a bare minimum one half of your body weight in ounces/day. So, yes you need the water and yes, you will be fine.
Why am I stalling or gaining? HELP!
From time to time on the CODE RED lifestyle, your weight loss may stall. We have some thoughts and ideas for you! We know it must be frustrating to stall or gain. It is impossible for us to trouble shoot your situation specifically, but here are a ...
What can I add to my water?
CODE RED items that you CAN add to your water * Citrus, cucumbers, berries as an infusion * Small amounts of lemon or lime juice * ONE tea bag for flavor (but no added sweeteners) *ULTIMA https://amzn.to/2A10n8X . *Redmond RE-LYTE electrolyte ...
Do I have to drink all of my water?
Yes. Your body REQUIRES this amount of water to flush out the toxins and for normal body function. It gets easier as you keep doing it. Start early and try to finish up by 5pm. If you weigh less than 135 pounds, please only drink 112 ounces of water ...