I don’t know where this myth started, but hopefully it can be better explained in this article. While drinking water is very important to healthy bodily function, by itself it can’t actually help you lose any type of weight. Instead, it helps your body better metabolize fat, which in turn helps you shed those extra pounds.
I’ve done my best to explain why the water myth exists and why it’s thought that it can help you lose weight, as well as give you some reasons why drinking plenty of water during the day is important if you’re a workout junkie like myself. So, let’s jump straight into it.