Electrolytes, consisting of the minerals sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium, accelerate rehydration, preventing muscle cramps, poor exercise performance, and premature fatigue.*
- Provides the four significant electrolytes (sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium) in the precise ratios required* to maintain and restore acid-base balance, blood pressure, nerve conduction, muscle function, body-water distribution, glucose transport, and glycogen storage*
- Enhances electrolytes and water balance, producing a hyperosmotic, super-hydrated working muscle*
- Accelerates rehydration, preventing poor exercise performance, premature fatigue, and muscle cramping*
Protein synthesis depends on cell hydration – if you're even a little dehydrated, you compromise your ability to recover from intense training. But water alone isn't enough.
Electrolytes (calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, chloride) function as "osmolytes" because they draw water into the cell. During and after an intense training session, we need water, amino acids, and electrolytes to maximize cell volume to drive protein synthesis.
And without precise ratios of electrolytes, we hamper blood pressure, nerve conduction, muscle function, and glucose transport and storage. Exercise performance suffers from premature fatigue and muscle cramps.
Sodium, magnesium, calcium, potassium, and chloride are all critical. Don't shy away from sodium unless for medical reasons. If you're sodium-depleted, your muscle pump from training will be almost nonexistent.
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