While the water cooler is best known as a place for casual conversation, or even a breeding ground for gossip, many forget its primary purpose — to keep you hydrated! We all know we’re supposed to consume water throughout the day, but how many of us put this into practice? Whether it’s speeding out of the house to beat rush-hour traffic or putting out fires all day at the office, taking a swig of water is the last thing on our minds. But, countless of studies have proven that maintaining proper hydration is key to performing your best and being your best. Need some convincing to increase your water intake? Let’s face the facts.