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Summer running is HOT in Kansas – there is no question about that.
Since I am training for my first 100 miler this September, I have a big focus on hydration.
How do you prehydrate, hydrate during, and rehydrate after your sweaty, sweaty miles on the road or trail??
rehydrate with ultima
There are a few things that I look for in a hydration drink in the summer :
Ultima contains 6 electrolytes including 100 mg Magnesium, 250 mg Potassium and 55 mg Sodium (also Chloride, Calcium, and Phosphorus) – perfect! Another bonus is that Ultima is keto-friendly, vegan, paleo-friendly, sugar-free, gluten-free, non-GMO, and zero calorie with no artificial flavors.
I was sent a variety pack of flavors including :
- cherry pomegranate
I really enjoyed all of the flavors Ultima offers, but I found that I needed to mix the packet with a little more water than suggested. Mix to your taste for sure. My favorite flavor is the refreshing lemonade after a hot, hot summer run!
While I am the one in our house doing the running, I tend to have an active family! While little man enjoys the Ultima flavors mixed with water, I wanted to make something a little more fun for a post-activity snack.
A summer treat I grew up with was jell-o… So I tried my hand at making a jell-o-like snack with Ultima Rehydrate! With little man’s help, we created these tasty treats.
Ultima Gelatin Snack
- 1 envelope plain (unflavored) gelatin
- 1/2 cup near-boiling water
- 1.5 cups water
- 1-2 servings of Ultima, flavor of choice
- In a medium bowl, add 1.5 cups water, Ultima, and stir until dissolved
- In a small bowl, dissolve the gelatin in the 1/2 cup near-boiling water. The gelatin will thicken quickly – stir well
- Add gelatin mixture to the Ultima mixture
- Transfer the liquid to a pan, silicone mold, or whatever you make your gelatin treats in
- Place in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight until set
- Enjoy after your workout for recovery – or anytime!
My fellow BibRave Pro’s also went through various features on their review posts as well. Be sure to check them out!
Katy Melissa Nicole Amy P. Ryan Kim T. Dane Amy S. Gisgie Jenn Samantha Barb S Shannon Kevin Tyeese Alastair Corey Henry Angie
You can score some Ultima Replinisher for 15% off by using the discount code ULTIMABR. Check out Ultima on their social handles for fun promotions and to get the scoop on new flavors : Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest YouTube
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