“How can I recover faster?” All of us want to know how we can recover better and faster from our workouts. It would be a lot easier to run every day or hit our training goals. Recently, a few athlete writers have weighed in and asked their peers how they recover.
A blog by RunningHutch.com "Nutrition for Recovery Made Easy", listed a responses from other runners:
Of course most athletes like those above know that nutrition is a key factor in proper recovery. Recently RunningHutch.com and HappyFitMama.com added daily vitamins, minerals, and aminos as part of their training routine.
Angela from HappyFitMama had this to say:
"After about 2 weeks of taking the regime of products, I remarked to (my husband) that I was feeling really good, especially in the morning. The aches disappeared. You could say that my body just adapted to the training. But I think EnduroPacks helped quite a bit too.
And, Tiffany from RunningHutch had this to say:
"My body responds really quickly to training. This year my workout frequency has decreased, which is sad. Even so, since starting the EnduroPacks system I feel like my body adapts quickly to the workouts I have been doing."
Dehydration Results In Lower Blood Pressure And Slows Bodily Processes. Active individuals should be aware of the acute effects of dehydration on performance. With just a 2% loss of water in the body, heat regulation becomes impacted. With a 3% drop in body weight from water loss, muscle cell contraction is impacted. And at 4% loss, there is 5-10% reduction in overall performance that can last up to 4 hours.
We need to hydrate. But how can you hydrate and replace electrolytes without the harmful additives like sweeteners and artificial flavoring common in sports drinks that are harsh on your stomach?