Do you have white streaks on your skin or clothes after your workout? It means you're a salty sweater. You've lost a lot of sodium. Have a sports drink or water with an electrolyte tablet. There are many types of sugar-free, low-calorie electrolyte tablets, which dissolve quickly in water and help replenish electrolytes. You might also try vegetable juice, which is a good source of sodium.
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If you're looking for a quick DIY boost, try this all-natural recipe to make your own sports drink. Just combine these ingredients:
- 8 teaspoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1/3 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon lime juice
- 24 ounces water
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