Hiking Tips: Electrolyte Replacement

“Everyday, we sweat. No matter what energy we expend, no matter how hot or how cool the day, we sweat.

Drops of sweat
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But, of course, the more we exercise, the more we sweat. And, the hotter it is, the more we sweat. So, put together the high amount of energy it takes to hike a mountainous trail and make that a hot day for the hike, and you’ve got a formula for a lot of sweating. Sweating means fluid and electrolyte loss.

Sweating is normal and it’s healthy. But, you’ve got to make some compensations.” Read more.


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