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Protekt Hydration Lemonade -- 10 Packets


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Protekt Hydration Lemonade -- 10 Packets

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Protekt Hydration Lemonade Description

  • Sodium, Potassium & Magnesium
  • Zero Sugars & Artificial Sweeteners
  • Zero Unnatural Ingredients
  • Veteran Owned
  • Supplement That Mixes Instantly

Fight Fatique & Dehydration: We can’t begin to be great without proper hydration. So hang onto every drop of that precious water with Protekt Hydration. This liquid sodium, magnesium, potassium supplement features a proprietary 10:2:1 electrolyte ratio to give your body the support it needs to replenish and recover.

 

No Mess Hydration Packets: Proper hydration solves lots of problems, and we want to help make this routine more effective and taste better. These take-anywhere liquid electrolyte supplements mix instantly with water, simplifying what you need to optimize mental and physical output, recovery, immune health, and digestion.

 

Zero Junk, Sugar-Free Electrolytes: We don’t mess around with a bunch of fillers, artificial flavors, and sweeteners. Our hydration packs are meant to help you advance and not hold you back. Enjoy naturally sweetened flavors with stevia and the goodness of plant-based ingredients that produce only effective results.

 

Founded by Veterans & Athletes: We are a team of veterans and athletes with a deep connection to the outdoors. That’s why we created Protekt to give you a range of clean hydration mixes that allow you to remain in an optimal state for outdoor performance. Our relentless focus on quality, natural ingredients, and scientifically backed testing can be your edge. Proudly Made in the USA.


Directions

Add 1 liquid pack to 16 oz. of water. Use 1 to 2 packest daily, or as needed.

Free Of
Sugars.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Packet
Servings per Container: 10
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories00%
Total Carbohydrates0 g0%
Total Sugars0 g0%
    Includes 0g Added Sugars0%
Sodium (as sodium chloride)500 mg22%
Potassium (as potassium citrate)100 mg2%
Magnesium (as magnesium citrate)50 mg12%
Other Ingredients: Purified water, natural flavors, citric acid, salt, potassium citrate, magnesium citrate, stevia extract.
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How alcohol impacts the body during exercise

Of course, it’s not advisable to tackle your reps with a glass of wine or a cocktail in hand. But if you’ve been known to consume alcohol before a sweat session, you’re not alone. According to The Cooper Institute research, this is often due to a phenomenon called the “licensing effect,” in which someone allows themselves to indulge as an anticipatory reward for their exertion. While an occasional drink won’t subvert all your fitness gains, if tipsiness becomes a habit, it can interfere with your health and performance. This is because alcohol is a diuretic (a substance that increases urine production). As such, consuming it before any workout can deplete vital mineral and electrolyte levels, which increases the risk of dehydration. Combine those effects with a natural loss of electrolytes through sweat and the body will struggle to retain the amount of water it needs to exercise both safely and effectively. This can cause acute dehydration, which impairs: ? Muscular strength ? Endurance levels ? Heart rate ? Circulation ? Energy metabolism ? Blood lactate concentration ? Cardiorespiratory function. Alcohol often leads to cognitive impairment as well. According to Northwestern University, once alcohol enters the bloodstream, it takes 5 minutes to reach the brain, slowing your reaction time, judgment, motor control or coordination. As a result, you could be more prone to fitness-related injuries.

How alcohol impacts the body after exercise

Even if drinking before exercise isn’t your speed, it’s often tempting to refresh with a frosty beverage after. As satisfying as that drink might taste, research shows it can delay the onset of recovery. That’s because alcohol consumption decreases muscle protein synthesis, a crucial process which stimulates the repair of muscular tissue in order to grow muscle mass. Drinking alcohol after exercise also can contribute to higher cortisol (stress hormone) levels and an irregular heart rate as well. In other words, you’ll be much better off reaching for a nutritious post-fitness smoothie than a boozy beverage. However, if you do plan on consuming alcohol, wait at least one hour after you finish the workout. This time-frame is the body’s critical window to replenish water, electrolytes, protein and other vitamins or minerals that you lose through exertion, according to the Nutrients Journal.

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