Solving the Hydration Riddle: Lesson Repeated Until I Learn: Shoes Debate Running Naked on Sharp Pointy Stuff, J...

There is a crucial difference. The more you sweat the more you need to replenish salt. Potassium and sodium need to be taken in, with the emphasis on sodium. So how you accomplish that can be variable. My personal supplement of choice is First Endurance EFS. The stuff simply rocks (this after trying just about everything available). Alternatively I always carry a baggie of pure sea salt to take finger fulls when I’m feeling really spacey or think I need a stronger kick of salt. Nothing better. There are also many types of electrolyte pills if you prefer to drink water only. Lot’s of options. But you need to take in salt. The electrolytes from gels aren’t enough. I tend to operate on the drink too little side versus drinking too much. I’d rather NOT deal with a sloshy/upset stomach. A sloshy stomach typically means I’m taking too much in so I just back off for a while, perh...

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