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05/22/2015 02:55 EDT | Updated 05/22/2015 05:59 EDT

12 Ways To Drink More Water Throughout The Day

You've heard it before and you'll hear it again — drinking water is good for you in a whole bunch of ways, including improving digestion and clearing up your skin.

But for many people, getting enough water over the course of the day is a challenge. Maybe you're a slow drinker, or rarely get up from your desk — which you should do anyway! Perhaps you don't like the taste of water or just forget about drinking it until it's 11 p.m. and you're two cocktails in.

We feel your pain which is why we've come up with this list of tips and tricks to incorporate more water into your day. Bonus: several of these ideas have nothing to do with drinking at all.

Take a look, and let us know if you have any clever strategies of your own.

Make A Marked Water Bottle To Gauge Your Intake

We love this great idea from Instagram user FunFit_Ca.

Create A Challenge

Whether it's on Instagram with #watergoals or with a pal in the office, a bit of healthy competition never hurt anyone.

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