WAter salt lime
Establishing a morning ritual is vital to not only athletic performance but for your over all health as well. Any effective morning ritual sets you up for success the entire day to come. Perhaps the most important reason you need a morning ritual is that it creates a physiological and psychological rhythm. Cadence and consistency are key to reaching whatever your goals may be.
What is a morning ritual ? Waking up at the same time every day, taking a shower, journaling, meditating, training, cooking breakfast, DRINKING WATER WITH SALT and LEMON in the morning, etc.
If you want to start implementing a morning ritual, drinking water with salt and lemon is a great place to start.
Why start with this simple habit?
Because it’s simple and easy to implement, and it has great health benefits that are effective in a short amount of time.
Starting the day with a glass of water will help kickstart a great morning routine. Water is essential to our body functions. Drinking 350mL of it first thing in the morning will help you focus on staying hydrated and maintain your energy throughout the day.
Citrus fruits like lemons are high in vitamin C, a primary antioxidant that helps protect cells from damaging free radicals. Lemon juice is great for gastrointestinal function, reduced inflammation, and good immune function. Adding 1/2 a lemon to your water provides the gut and stomach the necessary acidity needed to break down your food and nutrients.
Himalayan sea salt is mined by hand directly from ancient sea salt deposits. It is less refined than table salt and has not been stripped of its naturally high mineral content. In order for our bodies to function in the best and most efficient way, our health depends on having adequate micronutrient and mineral stores. Sodium is vital to proper muscle activation and contractions as well as managing the adrenal system. Salts provide the main electrolytes and minerals critical for normal function.
Though these three ingredients appear relatively simple, they yield powerful results when combined and ingested fasted first thing in the morning.
12oz – room temperature filtered water
1/2 organic lemon squeezed
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan Salt
Staying hydrated is critical to good health. Lemon water with Himalayan salt is pretty much a win-win.