Your workouts have the ability to leave you dehydrated and while it seems logical to reach for the sports drink to rehydrate, many of them are filled with artificial ingredients and tons of sugar. So we have to aim for the best quality to refuel our body and here are a few options you should reach for before the sports drinks.
The best sports drink may come from a cow. Researchers found that milk does a better job than water or sports drinks at rehydrating the body after exercise. The reason is because milk has more potassium and electrolytes. So let’s reach for some milk and get to MOOving (OK, that is the only bad pun I promise).
Water is a given. When dehydrated let’s refuel the body with some water. You should even start your day with at least 2, 8oz glasses of water. It’s best to have as soon as you wake up and to continue throughout the day. Start your day off on the right foot and drink water.
3. Coconut Water
Coconut water naturally contains five essential electrolytes, plus more potassium than a banana! With no added sugar and no fat, it’s the most natural way to rehydrate and replenish.
Make your water into a sports drink instantly with this packet. Quick, easy and has zero calories.
Make sure you make the correct choices when you are done an intense workout, or a tough game because the better the decision the faster you can recovery and be ready to go again as soon as possible.