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learn Why Study Shows that Alkaline Water showed best for Rehydration? Dehydration slows you down. As little as 2% loss of water by body weight reduces athletic performance, negatively affects Multiple studies show that alkaline water is best for rehydration mood, and worst of all makes it harder for the heart to pump blood. It makes it harder because dehydration raises the viscosity of your blood. Chronic dehydration, a condition where you remain in a dehydrated state over a long period of time, is associated with the development of disease, including heart attacks and strokes. Because of all these dangers, rehydration (which lowers your blood... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Tuesday, May 09, 11:47 AM America/Los_Angeles

If you’re ready to work for it, research suggests that you can reduce age-related declines in muscle and Alkaline water enables you top go harder and get the most from high intensity training metabolic function by engaging in high intensity interval training. Other research performed mostly on animals shows that drinking alkaline water may also extend life and that it definitely reduces the intracellular oxidation that occurs during high intensity interval training. Taken together, alkaline water and high intensity interval training, along with a healthy diet, have the potential to keep you healthy and vital for years to come. Energy: The benefit... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Tuesday, March 28, 11:53 AM America/Los_Angeles

Pro athletes have long known that there are advantages to alkalizing the body. Alkaline water benefits for athletes have been documented in two different studies. One study shows that alkaline water can hydrate better than plain water. The second study shows that – when mixed with an electrolyte – alkaline water becomes a potent sports performance beverage. In fact, combining alkaline water with electrolytes gives you such a huge performance boost that my wife nicknamed it Gatorcrack! Alkaline Water Benefits for Athletes: Hydration Better hydration = better performance One of the main alkaline  water benefits for athletes is improved hydration:... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Tuesday, March 05, 12:08 PM America/Los_Angeles

What is dehydration? Watch for these 6 signs of dehydration Dehydration is a condition caused by a lack of water and sometimes electrolytes in the body. It only takes between 1 and 2% water loss for the signs of poor hydration to begin to show.  Lack of water is the most common form of dehydration. Lack of electrolytes becomes a factor when a person sweats a lot, such as on a hot day or after an extended workout. There are two kinds of dehydration: Temporary  and chronic. Temporary dehydration usually happens on hot days or during a workout if you don’t drink enough water or your electrolytes run low. You can avoid it by drinking water during... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Monday, June 25, 10:56 AM America/Los_Angeles

Montana State University study shows: Alkaline water hydrates you 17% better Consumption of alkaline water improved hydration levels by 17% A hydration study performed on cyclists by Daniel P Heil shows that a brand of Alkaline  water called Alkaplex hydrates you 17% better than plain bottled water. The study looked at 10 male cyclists that were an average of 40 years old. Each of the men in the study participated in two trials each a week a part. One trial was conducted with mineral alkaline water with a 10 pH. The other trial used bottled water that had a pH of 7. How dehydration during exercise is measured Dehydration during exercise is measured... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Monday, November 28, 11:29 AM America/Los_Angeles

Alkaline water and Gatorade® combined improved runner’s endurance, study shows 3 ways Alkaline Water and Gatorade improve runner’s endurance   A study recently published in the Serbian Journal of Sports Sciences revealed that alkaline water and Gatorade® combined reduced heart rates and blood lactate levels in runners during exercise. Eleven participants, nine men and two women were selected to participate in the study. Researchers compared the effects of Gatorade® enhanced with alkaline water to Gatorade® taken alone as a control drink. The runners in the study drank 1 liter of Gatorade® per day. Their lung capacity, heart rate,... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Thursday, November 10, 9:53 AM America/Los_Angeles

Alkaline water can improve your game too Athletes trying to perform at their best grapple with muscle fatigue almost constantly. Research suggests that intense exercise produces an acidic environment within the muscles that leads to fatigue. Alkaline water has been shown to help athletes resist acidic build up, and improve the muscle’s ability to use oxygen. Acidic Muscles Most athletes believe that lactic acid build up in the muscles during exercise is the cause of muscle fatigue. However, science is not completely clear about the connection between lactic acid and muscle fatigue. What science does know is that in an acidic body environment,... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Friday, May 06, 10:26 AM America/Los_Angeles

Uses alkaline water for All-Star performance Professional athletes know the benefits of proper hydration. Some of Life Ionizers biggest fans are professional athletes. They have experienced first hand the benefits of drinking alkaline ionized water from a Life Ionizer. Here are the top 5 benefits of drinking alkaline water as chosen by the professional athletes who own Life Ionizers: #1 – Faster Recovery – Derek Lee, of the Baltimore Orioles drinks alkaline ionized water to recover faster from workouts. The two time All Star player says: “I have more energy and focus and I feel more hydrated” #2 – Improved Athletic Performance –... Read More »

By Leo McDevitt on Monday, February 14, 9:43 AM America/Los_Angeles