Sunday, August 31, 2014

Purify Your Energy Drink

When you exercise, especially in the heat, you need to stay hydrated.  You also need to replenish electrolytes including sodium and potassium salts.  Here is an easy-to-make, pure version of an energy drink that is just right for weekend athletes.  It will taste salty to you before you start exercising and just right as you start to expend valuable resources during exercise. 

Pure N-or-G Drink
Makes 12 ounces, recipe easily doubles, triples.....

2 ounces real limeade or lemonade
10 ounces water
1/8 teaspoon salt

  1. Shake the three ingredients together so that the salt is well dissolved.  
  2. Get out there and exercise, then replenish by drinking up during breaks.  
Here's another variation for all my Vermont kin:
juice of 1 lime
2 teaspoons maple syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt
10 ounces water

Mix it all together and go out and play.