• Chris Caton-Greasley

Fit Track: Actually Using It!: Body Water

Christmas 2020 I invested in a FitTrack scale.

THIS IS NOT SPONSORED BY FITTRACK! But I bought it so lets make it work for me.


Most of the stats are as expected however these two bring cause for concern This post is a follow on in the series https://www.chrisatthepiano.com/post/here-we-go-again


Body Water

"Total body water is expressed as a percentage of your body's composition and is a vital indicator of your overall health. Optimum hydration can boost your body's ability to burn fat, increasing your metabolic rate."


Mine is STILL a little on the low side. Aim to adjust by the end of the year how, well let's start by drinking more. I am always going on about drinking but I am not sure how much I drink so it's time to figure it out.



As I am typing this my husband is in our local hospital suffering from dehydration, this is particularly bad for him as he has a kidney transplant. Water is required by the body, there is no option it is a non negotiable item.

https://www.usgs.gov/special-topics/water-science-school/science/water-you-water-and-human-body
Sources/Usage: Public Domain. (Water Science School, 2019)

According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, and even the bones are watery: 31%.(Water Science School, 2019)




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