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Not sure about which sports drink to choose? Make it at home!

Sports Drink With Simple Kitchen Ingredients:

The heat this year is killing. It isn’t even May yet, and we are already losing it. Every one of us is trying to reach out to liquids. The problem here is, many of us are reaching out to artificial drinks which we get over the counter. It does keep us hydrated, but it doesn’t stop there. Unwanted calories and sugar to get into your body.

People who work out tend to reach out to so-called ‘sports drinks’ available in the market. Those drinks are pocket bombs if you take it every day.

How about making those sports drinks at home?

You can save money and have a good health as well!

Let’s try these home-made recipes for sports drinks!

  • Ginger-Lemon electrolyte!

Name of the Ingredients Quantity
               Ginger 1/4th peel
          Lemon Juice 1/4th cup
            Lime juice   2 tbsp.
               Honey    2 tsp
         Coconut water    2 cups

      Method: –

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Refrigerate it for 2 hours.

 

      Benefits of this drink: –

  • Keeps your stomach cool.
  • Reduce soreness.
  • Reduces post-workout muscle pain.

 

  • The maple dose!

Name of the Ingredients Quantity
         Cranberry juice 3 cups
                Water 5 cups
           Maple Syrup 2 tbsp.
             Star Anise    1
                 Salt  ½ tsp

 

     Method: –

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Refrigerate it for 2 hours.

Benefits of this drink: –

  • Helps in replenishing the lost electrolytes.
  • An excellent boost of Vitamin C.

 

  • Home-made Ga-to-ra-de!

                  

 

Name of the Ingredients Quantity
         Orange juice 1 cups
               Honey 2 tbsp.
          Lemon Juice  1
                   Salt  ½ tsp
                 Water 1 cup

 

         Method: –

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Refrigerate it for 2 hours.

 

Benefits of this drink: –

  • Helps in replenishing the lost electrolytes.
  • Gives you an immediate energy boost.

 

  • Coconut-watermelon boost!

 

Name of the Ingredients Quantity
     Watermelon Juice 1 cup
          Coconut water 2 tbsp.
          Lemon Juice 1 tbsp.
                  Salt  ½ tsp

 

   Method: –

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Refrigerate it for 2 hours.

 

Benefits of this drink: –

  • Excellent antioxidant boost.
  • Complete electrolyte balance.

 

  • Chia Boost!                          

Name of the Ingredients Quantity
          Lemon Juice 1 cup
          Chia seeds 3 tbsp.
             Honey 1 tbsp.
               Salt  ½ tsp


Method: –

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Refrigerate it for 2 hours.

 

Benefits of this drink: –

  • Keeps your stomach cool.
  • Keeps you glowing.
  • Instant re-hydration.

 

Questions for us? Post it in the comments below!

#stayprocaffenated!

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Dt.Trishala Chopra

Trishala Chopra believes a lot in fitness not because she is a lifestyle coach but because she has personally got into a fitness regime. The ridicule and criticisms were the tipping point for her to change herself. By qualification she is a graduate in Life Science and a post-graduate in Nutraceuticals and both these degrees has helped her gain extra knowledge about all fields in the Health Care industry. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in the field of alternative therapies. she has taken her diploma in therapeutic nutrition and community nutrition. she is a certified CPR specialist from kokilaben dhirubhai ambani hospital. And that's not all, she is a certified diabetes educator too! she is also certified in sports nutriton from American college of sports medicine. She has additional skills in the areas of Ayurveda and Naturopathy. Her fitness mantra is practice what you preach. She believes that for a healthy lifestyle, it is very important to have a healthy body and mind. This according to her can be attained through balanced nutrition and proper exercise and some life hacks to deal with!

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