Summer is here and you need to grab a drink with electrolytes to keep you refreshed.
Just about everywhere in the U.S. is currently experiencing a heatwave and we can only expect it to get hotter. No matter where you’re located though, as the temperatures across the country increase, it’s important to keep a good sunscreen on deck and to stay hydrated.
If you’re one of those people who feels like drinking water is an unwanted chore you have to cross off your to-do list, the good news is there are other delicious ways to replenish your thirst levels.
So, the next time you’re heading outside to the beach or going for a run around the park, be sure to grab one of these drinks in addition to your water to rehydrate you when you’re feeling parched.
Drink Watermelon Water for Electrolytes
Besides being deliciously hydrating (hence its name WATER-MELON), watermelon water has a ton of benefits. It’s loaded with more potassium than the average sports drink.
Watermelon water is a great hydrating drink to have during your workout. The naturally occurring potassium serves as a key electrolyte.
Additionally, watermelon water contains Vitamin C, l-citrulline (amino acid) and lycopene (antioxidants), which are beneficial to the body as it supports cardiovascular health, and bone health and has anti-inflammatory properties.
There are a few brands of bottled watermelon water that are sold at some grocery stores, but you can also slice a few pieces of watermelon and throw them in the blender to make your own.
Drink Coconut Water for Electrolytes
I’m in love with the coco! Well, coconut water. Found in the center of a young, green coconut, coconut water helps to nourish the fruit. It is packed with several important nutrients and minerals that are beneficial to the body. This trendy drink is a good source