by Mark Miller April 27, 2021
High-energy sports and workouts put your body through a rigorous trial that drains electrolytes, natural salts, and fluids.
You may not want the extra calories of Gatorade or Powerade, or you may just want some cool water instead, but you still need to restore those vital elements and fluids. Getting plenty of electrolytes helps the body restore the fluid balance and stay hydrated.
Compete or work at your optimal intensity and comfort with VALI Electrolyte Salts. The capsules supply:
The capsules with caffeine also have 40 mg of the stimulant to boost your game if your energy is running out.
Don't worry about overdosing on VALI, if you take the capsules in moderation. Medicalnewstoday.com has a chart  showing recommended daily allowances of some of these electrolytes that VALI puts in the capsules:
A National Academy of Sports Medicine article  gives the lowdown on these vital elements and tells why they are so important to athletes and the population in general.
The article says electrolytes help hydrate the body. Dehydration of even 3 percent of the body's natural fluids can seriously impair performance. The NASM says:
Electrolytes and food, mainly carbohydrates, facilitate the absorption of water. They allow fluids to cross the intestinal lining into the bloodstream to be carried to the tissues.
Even more important, though, is electrolytes’ role in the regulation of our heart. Electrolytes are involved in the firing of electrical charges that cause muscle contractions, including those of the heart. It’s no secret that if electrolyte levels drop too low during exercise, muscle cramps and weakness can result.
Athletes and those who do hard physical labor lose electrolytes through urine and sweat. If you sweat more, you lose more electrolytes. Also, some people lose more electrolytes than others.
If you feel crystals on your skin after an intense workout, that's sodium or salt. Those who are not trained rigorously or who change it up and run in intense heat and humidity typically lose more sodium.
Salt helps nerves communicate and regulates fluid in and around cells. Sodium is vitally important for preventing muscle cramps--more important than potassium.
Also, sodium and chloride are needed in sufficient levels to avoid the risk of heat illness and hyponatremia or low sodium in the blood.
Dr. Berg explains what electrolytes are and how they help hydrate the body.
You run the risk of injuring your heart if you do not get enough potassium. A loss of too much potassium can decrease cell function, which can be dangerous.
Getting enough potassium can also help lessen fatigue. If you find yourself getting too fatigued from exercise, you might need more potassium. If you perspire a lot or work out in hot, humid weather, you might need extra potassium.
Magnesium is in play in several bodily processes involved with exercise, including synthesis of protein, fats, and carbohydrates; electrolyte balance; and neuromuscular coordination.
You may confuse muscle cramps with spasms. A cramp makes the muscle contract suddenly and painfully. Muscle spasms are repeated muscle contractions that do not cause pain. Both cramps and spasms are involuntary. You may need magnesium to prevent the contractions in hot and humid weather.
In addition to contributing to bone health, adequate levels of calcium also help the body in enzyme reactions and transmission of nerve signals. In muscles, calcium and proteins react to let the muscles contract. Calcium helps the muscles do all the other vital jobs they do, too.
If it is hot or humid when you do your work or sport, you might need extra calcium for hydration and electrolyte balance.
One thing we haven't mentioned so far is that VALI Electrolyte Salts contain Himalayan pink salts, which contain 84 trace minerals and elements, not just the standard electrolytes. The salt gets its pink color from the minerals in the salt, including iron and molybdenum
While the elements are in trace amounts, it certainly can't hurt and may help to have them in your diet.
VALI has directions on the side about how many capsules of Electrolyte Salts you should take: 1 capsule with at least 8 ounces of water every 30-60 minutes as needed. Do not exceed 10 capsules in a 24-hour period
If you sweat when you exercise or work, you will need to replenish your body with electrolytes. The more you sweat, the more you will need to drink and take VALI supplements.
by Mark Miller July 08, 2021
Beginning an exercise program can be daunting, especially if you have never really been into fitness before.
Some people, when they exercise, strive for a bikini body. If you have a diving bell body, don't fret, you too can be helped by regular exercise. You can look better, but more important feel better if you eat right, exercise, and get enough sleep.
by Mark Miller July 06, 2021
You've heard running can help you slim down, help maintain heart and lung health, and keep your body strong. Those benefits alone can help you feel well mentally.
But did you know that running can also help lift your mood and even ward off depression? It can help you be more creative and productive and feel less stressed out.
No wonder about 50 million Americans, or 15 percent of the population, jog or run regularly!
by Mark Miller July 01, 2021
Whatever kind of intense exercise you do, whether running, weightlifting, team sports, or hard work, your body needs rest days.
In fact, Healthline says rest days are just as important as exercise days, and no regimen is complete without both exercise and rest. Rest enhances your energy and restores the body to full capacity.
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