The 8 Best Ways to Rehydrate After a Workout (Slideshow)

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Try to drink about 8 to 10 ounces of fluids for every 15 minutes of exercise
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 The antioxidants in cherries alleviate post-workout swelling and inflammation in joints.

Cherry Juice

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 The antioxidants in cherries alleviate post-workout swelling and inflammation in joints.

Almond Milk

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Chocolate-flavored almond milk can be good for you too, if you don't care for the taste of plain. 

Natural Juice

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Avoid high fructose corn syrup found in some juice concentrates: opt to whole juice, which maintains the fiber, vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes that are naturaly present in fruits and vegetables.

Tea

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The antioxidants that are naturally present in teas help your body detox and support the metabolism, plus there is a high water content in tea to help you rehydrate.

Coconut Water

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 Coconut water is a great, refreshing way to replenish lost electrolytes and rehydrate.

Protein Shakes

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Natural, powder-free protein shakes can help replace amino acids.

Water

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Plain, simple, crystal-clear water is best for you: not the flavored varieties which have unnecessary and toxic ingredients.

Bananas Blended With Oranges and Water

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 After an intense workout, a flavorful blend of bananas with oranges and water can replenish minerals and vitamins, as well as deliver natural sugars.