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5 Natural Sports Drink Alternatives You Can Make at Home

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watermelon coconut water

1. Watermelon Coconut Water

Coconut water on its own is actually a great natural sports drink, but not everyone is crazy for coconut water. I am one of those people, but I was determined to get the coconut water benefits from a tastier concoction somehow. After reading that watermelon is a good post-workout snack, I decided to combine the two. The results were delicious, refreshing, and helped me bounce back after some very long runs.

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!

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10:54PM PST on Jan 7, 2014

The written piece is truly fruitful for me personally; continue posting these types of articles.

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8:43AM PDT on Oct 4, 2013

Chapped lips is a serious symptom of dehydration and should not be covered with a lip balm.

11:01AM PDT on Sep 19, 2013

I want them ALL. :o)

7:10AM PDT on Sep 19, 2013

yes, coconut and melon is the best and if you're hungry drink mango juice!

8:20PM PDT on Sep 17, 2013

Great recipes, will be using them this winter here in MN, some very cold days here!

2:48AM PDT on Sep 17, 2013

Awesome. Unfortunately I didn't see coconut water in any store I've been.

9:22PM PDT on Sep 10, 2013

Thanks

6:36AM PDT on Sep 10, 2013

Some of these have great ingredients that will rehydrate, but ensure that there is salt included in your recipe as your body needs it to rebalance the electrolytes.

2:12AM PDT on Sep 5, 2013

Thank you :)

6:44PM PDT on Aug 29, 2013

Thanks!

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