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You can make your own energy drink rich with electrolytes

You may be familiar with various brands of sport energy drinks containing electrolytes: Powerade, Gatorade etc. They seem a good deal to you right?

We all witness different athletes on TV drinking these kinds of neon-colored liquids from their bottles and you wonder they must have some kind of use and a benefit. Well, they do. In the moments of heavy exercises our body has increased need for electrolytes in order to keep its balance.

But if you take a better look and get to know the real truth behind these relatively expensive drinks, you will be able to see that you’re actually paying for ordinary sugar water with bright color. It’s good to know that is not really a wise idea to drink such overloaded liquids with refined sweeteners (in most of the cases contains syrup made of high fructose corn).

Your health has no benefits at all from so called artificial colors and flavors, so the whole idea of buying these energy drinks is pretty much ingesting things that are “fake”.

Advertising companies through their commercials really made us believe that we need these sport energy drinks so that we can recover from heavy exercises. Just to clarify one thing, its not the same as some ordinary working out routine and a hardcore workout for hours of real athletes.

Another thing is that our body is designed to be smart, in order to keep the right balance of electrolytes in our body all we have to do is to eat healthy and stay well hydrated. In cases when you do have some kind of heavy working out hours we can show you how to make your own sport energy drink. It’s made quick, its pretty easy and above all naturally refreshing.

electrolyte-energy-drinkThings you need: Water, oranges, lemons, limes, honey, salt, sugar, coconut water and some strawberries.

Why do you need these: because they all considered containing naturally high levels of electrolytes that your body needs in cases of extra workout.

Another simple fact is that they are tasty.

lime juiceLay-Low Recipe

All you need…

-1/4 cup of lime juice freshly squeezed

-1/4 cup of lemon juice freshly squeezed

-1 1⁄2 to 2 cups of fresh water, depending on the strength of the flavor you like

-1/8 teaspoon of sea salt

-2 tablespoons of natural honey or sugar, for taste

Directions

All above mentioned ingredients should be tossed into a blender until the honey is dissolved, or you can blend it by hand using elbow grease. Fill up a tall glass with a blended liquid and enjoy, you can drop in some ice cubes too.

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