Hydrating for Summer Training – Ultima Replenisher

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Can you name all of the electrolytes in our body? How about what they are useful for? Hydration is such a necessary part for optimal body function, and it is absolutely imperative that while being active in these hot summer months to put hydration at the forefront of our nutrition. Probably the most well known electrolyte, sodium, plays a significant role in muscle function and keeping our cells in our muscles and tissues hydration. The other electrolytes like calcium, potassium, phosphorus, chloride and magnesium also help fire up our muscle cells to active them and help them grow adequately for what our bodies specifically need. Now, enough about that anatomy lesson. Hydration is so important for me, not just with my running, but also at my workplace. I work night shifts at the hospital which means I am constantly try to reinforce healthy habits like pacing the halls and not drinking seven cups of coffee a night to just attempt to keep myself awake. Electrolytes and hydration have played a pivotal role in keeping me alert and prepared for my 13-hour night shifts every week. Ultima Replenesher is a zero calorie, sugar free, and gluten-free electrolyte supplement that gives me the adequate hydration I need for both my long training runs, but also to keep me replenished at work! This keto and paleo friendly supplement has so many fun and refreshing flavors like cherry pomegranate, lemonade, and grape. My personal favorite is the raspberry flavor. Not only do the flavors have a natural fresh taste to them, they also come in convenient travel single serving sizes as well as affordable 30 serving containers in all of the available flavors. One of my pet peeves is when I am drinking an electrolyte supplement after a long run and it feels thick and sugary in my mouth. Ultima does just the opposite, it has the consistency of water and feels fresh and not too sticky when I am rehydrating. When I use Ultima for my training runs, I feel refreshed and knowing it is zero calories is a huge plus! I would highly recommend this product and I have used it nearly every day since I have gotten my Ultima Replenesher. Whether it is for long training runs, 13-hour night shifts, or even longer car trips for summer traveling, Ultima Replenesher is a great electrolyte supplement for supportive hydration means.

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