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Electrolyte Levels Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Electrolyte Levels.

How to Eliminate Muscle Cramps

There are two kinds of people in this world: People who have had muscle cramps and people who will experience them sooner or later. Muscle cramps happen to almost everyone, and for a lot of different reasons. Vigorous exercise can certainl...  Read more

Tips for Exercising in Heat

The body dissipates heat 4 ways: Conduction – heat transfer from one solid object to another. The transfer is always from the warmer object to the cooler object. Radiation – the loss of heat in the form of infrared rays...  Read more

What to Eat After You Work Out

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab...  Read more

Glossary of Fitness Terms

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Help Your Kids Beat the Summer Heat

It’s "summertime, and the livin' is easy." But for kids, life during summer can be downright sweltering. Many activities—ball games, tennis clinics, band camp, and football training—take place during this hot season, a...  Read more

My A1c levels are down!
Updated 4/15/2014 9:01:49 AM

Hi everyone! A year ago, I was quite a few pounds heavier and my A1c was through the roof. I finally took the right medication and I'm proud to say that my appetite, weight, and A1c is DOWN! Right now I'm actually more excited about my A1c...  Read more

Reached "Overweight BMI" level-Woohoo!
Updated 4/3/2014 11:09:57 AM

First time since 2008 that I am out of the Obese BMI level!!! It has taken me nearly 6 months to get here but I am so glad and feeling so much better!!! Onward now to my normal BMI level --- hope to be there in three more months 386 381 521...  Read more

Moved to Denver from sea level...hurts to breath..
Updated 3/30/2014 8:58:39 PM

we moved to Denver from sea level about 3 months ago. I started trying to jog walk to speed up getting used to thinner air and have noticed that it almost burns when breathing after like 10-15 minutes of excersize. I end up coughing pretty bad for 2...  Read more

Why does trophy level 19 need to be so drab?
Updated 4/5/2014 11:46:30 AM

Why does trophy level 19 need to be so drab? Even the "jewels" in the crown are gray....  Read more

started on wrong level…what to do?
Updated 3/12/2014 10:07:07 PM

Following the 'Turn up the Heat' book, I just realized that I was following Week 6 of Level 1 of the Carb Efficient Program instead of Week 1 of Level 6. Just finished the first week and have lost 6.5lbs, felt great, little cravings. But now shoul...  Read more

Restoring electrolytes during hot weather activities

Since the weather is really hot sometimes water alone is not enough when you're doing activities that make you sweat a lot. I found Powerade Zero which has electrolytes and has zero calories. I drink some of it when hiking in the heat along with wa...  Read more

Coconut Water

Great for rehydrating after invigorating workout in which much sweating has occurred - replenishes electrolytes and all natural - tastes great!...  Read more

Swimming for Cardio

This is a group for those anywhere in the world that either swims regularly, swims occasionally or would like to swim as part of their fitness routine. We embrace all swimmers of any level....  Read more

Will Pickle Juice Really Become the Next Sports Drink for Exercisers?

Early last week my colleague and dailySpark.com editor Stepfanie Romine, sent me an idea for a blog about using pickle juice as a electrolyte replacement source for exercisers . She actually stumbled across the idea from one of the comments left on...  Read more

You Asked: ''Why Do My Hands and Feet Swell When I Exercise?''

It is normal for your feet to swell a little bit during exercise--enough to make a difference of about one shoe size, but some people may experience even more swelling than that. Others also experience noticeable hand swelling while running or walkin...  Read more