Hydration: What to Drink, How Much and How Often

Rehydrate Postworkout

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.

WATCH: Make the Ultimate Post-Workout Recovery Smoothie

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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