Electrolytes For Youth Athletes
Electrolytes are a key piece to any athlete's arsenal. Here is what you need to know. Growing up, I fell victim. High-sugary drinks, such as Gatorade and Powerade, were taught [...]
Water or Sports Drinks: What to Drink When?
To understand the answer, you need to understand some of the science behind dehydration and fatigue.
Is BLK (Black Water) Healthy & Worth It?
Blk water has become somewhat of a phenomenon. However, some claim it's just snake oil. There are many schools of thought on the issue and even some science to back [...]
How to Stay Hydrated With Food During Your Summer Runs
During the summer the need for runners to stay hydrated is extremely important. Water prevents heat related illnesses and keeps your muscles strong...
How to Hydrate Properly to Maintain Your Performance in the Summer Heat
Staying hydrated is critical to an athlete's performance. In the heat of the July and August temperatures, athletes are especially prone to dehydration....
Importance of Electrolytes and Balance
Electrolytes regulate the cardiovascular, nervous, and musculoskeletal systems. The combination and balance of electrolytes, as well as other minerals, are what produce their effectiveness. And, when one is deficient or [...]
Benefits of Coconut Water for Athletes
Top Benefits of Coconut Water for Athletes
What Are Electrolytes?
They support hydration and help the body produce energy. They're also responsible for stimulating muscle contractions, including those that keep your heart beating.
After a Workout, What Matters More: What You Eat or When You Eat?
After a workout, what’s more important, what you eat, or when you eat it? I’d argue that the answer is a little of both. Let me explain. First, yes, I [...]
Do Detox Cleanses Actually Work?
Detox regimens are popular among people who want to cleanse their bodies. Many products are available that claim to clean out your gut, but are they doing more harm than [...]