How much salt with mineralized alkaline water

What is suggested to add to filtered water that is mineralized alkaline water to hydrate yourself and being an athlete? And when should i eat a banana for an upcoming sport?

Response:

You really don't need to add anything to filtered mineralized water, but it depends on the type and duration of your workouts.

You might want to check out Proper Hydration Basics for Sports and Fitness

when you have a hard or long workout, adding a pinch of natural salt and eating one or two bananas afterward would be beneficial for replenishing sodium and potassium lost through excessive sweating.

Also see Water and Salt - Balanced Intake Is Essential for Health and Hydration to understand how water, salt and potassium regulate the water content in the body.

Return to Water and Salt.


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