electrolytes for runners

Electrolytes for Runners

What are Electrolytes? Electrolytes are minerals that produce ions, or electrical charges (where are all my former 8th grade students at?!). They are essential for various body functions. Your main electrolytes are sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, chloride, and phosphate. While you run, electrolytes are lost through sweat. Runners need to replenish these to maintain proper …

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