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Sodium Electrolyte Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sodium Electrolyte.

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Here's Why You Should Celebrate Sweat

Regardless of weight or fitness level, we all sweat (although some more than others). For many, it's welcomed as physical proof of exertion. Whether you prefer running, spinning or hot yoga, there's just something exhilarating...  Read more

Healthy Beverage Guidelines

Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an...  Read more

Drinking Water During Exercise

The Well-Watered Exerciser Except for oxygen, there’s nothing your body needs more than an adequate supply of water. And the more you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right amount of water before, during, and after your workout...  Read more

How to Crush a Workout Cramp

You're killing your workout, feeling strong and confident. Maybe you're three miles into a brisk walk, a few meters into your swim routine or in the home stretch of a 5K run. Your heart and lungs are cooperating, your form is on point and you...  Read more

Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals...  Read more

Is there another way to get electrolytes with out
Updated 7/22/2016 9:09:38 AM

Is there another way to get electrolytes with out drinking Gatorade. I hate that stuff. But if I'm going to get an intense workout my body needs something....  Read more

If im having very little sodium the rest of the da
Updated 7/17/2016 8:02:12 AM

If im having very little sodium the rest of the day would it be OK to have pickles as a snack?...  Read more

Oh my i realized that the last 4 days that i have not feeling good that my sodium was way over. It w
Updated 7/8/2016 7:14:04 AM

Oh my i realized that the last 4 days that i have not feeling good that my sodium was way over. It was like 3000mg or more there was one day it was 7000. No wonder i was even gain weight when staying in range. In 2 days i have gained 2 pounds back :(...  Read more

Having trouble not going overboard on sodium. Sta
Updated 7/7/2016 4:17:53 PM

Having trouble not going overboard on sodium. Start off good and then I end up eating too much hidden salt....  Read more

Tracking sodium
Updated 7/3/2016 5:19:50 PM

I need to track my sodium intake. How do I set this up in SparkPeople? I don't see it calculating in my daily or weekly progress counts....  Read more

THE GOOD BAD AND UGLY OF GATORADE

The “Good” of GatoradeWhen you exercise, it’s important to stay hydrated. While water is the most logical form of hydration, sports drinks like Gatorade contain sugar and electrolytes like sodium and potassium. Sports drinks can help replace what we...  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

Lowering Salt Intake

Consuming no more than 2,300 mg of sodium per day, while aiming at a goal of 1,500 mg sodium for health. Heart Issues, Blood Pressure, Meniere's, and other salt inhibited disorders are all welcome!...  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

Food on the Run: Top Eight Choices for the Sodium Conscious

Men's Health Magazine and the authors of Eat This Not That recently released The Saltiest Foods in America 2009 list. They looked at many different categories of fast foods, comfort foods and snacks. What was the saltiest food in America for 2009?P....  Read more