The 8 Best Ways to Rehydrate After a Workout (Slideshow)
February 20, 2014
Try to drink about 8 to 10 ounces of fluids for every 15 minutes of exercise
The antioxidants in cherries alleviate post-workout swelling and inflammation in joints.
Chocolate-flavored almond milk can be good for you too, if you don't care for the taste of plain.
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.
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 is a great, refreshing way to replenish lost electrolytes and rehydrate.
Natural, powder-free protein shakes can help replace amino acids.
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
After an intense workout, a flavorful blend of bananas with oranges and water can replenish minerals and vitamins, as well as deliver natural sugars.