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Solid Electrolyte Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Solid Electrolyte.

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

High Performance Nutrition- Part 2

Trying to lose weight while eating enough to support vigorous endurance or strength training can be a very tricky business. Cutting too many calories can cause the body to breakdown muscle tissue to meet its energy needs, and make it impossible to re...  Read more

High Performance Nutrition - Part 2

Trying to lose weight while eating enough to support vigorous endurance or strength training can be a very tricky business. Cutting too many calories can cause the body to breakdown muscle tissue to meet its energy needs, and make it impossible to re...  Read more

The Hunt for Hidden Sugar

Ready for a little experiment? Grab that jar of sugar, a measuring spoon, a plate and a can of regular soda. Then, dump one teaspoon of sugar onto the plate. Repeat this nine more times. Do you know what you have, besides a mess? The amount of sugar...  Read more

The Mix 'N Match Workout

People love routine. There’s comfort in doing the same things and knowing exactly what to expect—no surprises, no fear, no thinking required. And sometimes, routine can be a very good thing.   But when it co...  Read more

measurements of solid food
Updated 10/3/2013 5:11:53 PM

It was recently recommend that I weight foods that I would ordinarily measure by cupful. These are solid foods, not liquid. How do you convert a cup of broccoli, say, to ounces? Do you use the fluid ounces measurement of 8 ounces or something e...  Read more

One solid month - and still no results
Updated 6/1/2013 9:10:06 AM

I have been doing Zumba for a month, 5x a week. I also do some strength training and toning few times a week. I have been eating within 1200 -1500 calories per day. I only need to lose 10 pounds, but so far I have not lost anything. I also did no...  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

Juice Feasters

The health benefits of juicing far exceed those of eating solids only. Treat your body to concentrated living enzymes & nutrition that speed healing and release of fat and toxins. Please Come Join Us!...  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

8 Super Snacks to Try This Year

If you've been struggling with the "no eating between meals" rule, you're in luck: in recent years, that diet myth has been debunked. Snacks are important, especially when are active or trying to lose weight. Go too long without eat...  Read more