You’ve probably heard all about the amazing health benefits fermented foods and drinks can provide you with. But maybe you didn’t know, that as well as being packed with nutritional benefits, Kombucha is a great post-workout recovery drink too!
Here are some of the reasons why Kombucha helps you get rid that post workout fatigue and gives you that much needed boost of energy to keep you going throughout the day.
1. REHYDRATE AND REPLENISH YOUR ELECTROLYTES
It’s no secret that staying hydrated during and after a workout is essential in order to replace the fluids lost from the body when you sweat and breathe however, water alone may not always be enough. Important electrolytes are also lost in sweat during exercise, such as sodium and potassium, which are vital to prevent dehydration. Kombucha contain minerals and electrolytes which makes it an ideal drink to quench the thirst of physical activity better than water alone.
2. BOOST YOUR ENERGY
Kombucha contains naturally occurring energizing enzymes, electrolytes, antioxidants and acids, which all contribute to helping the body with the post-workout recovery process and aiding hydration. In addition to small amounts of caffeine, Kombucha contains energizing B vitamins and iron. The iron may increase oxygen flow around the body, helping you refuel after your workout and stay energized!
3. HEAL, REPAIR AND PREVENT JOINT DAMAGE.
By supporting joint collagen, drinking Kombucha can prevent arthritic pain after working out, helping you to recover faster. By combining hydration and health promoting nutrients Kombucha is a healthier alternative to the artificial and sugary sports drink!
4. BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM, DETOXIFICATION, DIGESTION AND NUTRIENT ABSORPTION.
Kombucha contains gut-friendly bacteria. This good bacteria has a number of reported benefits, including promoting healthy digestion which enables the body to release more vitamins and enzymes to help boost immunity and fueling the body.
5. LOAD UP ON ANTIOXIDANTS
Kombucha contains numerous amounts of antioxidants, enough to help combat free-radicals that can be produced during exercise. Consume Kombucha combined with foods rich in antioxidants like blueberries, and you’re onto a winner!
It’s time to ditch the fluorescent drink in plastic bottles and get your post-workout lift from an organic, low sugar alternative in recyclable glass bottle! Be kind to your body and the planet, and try Kombucha after your next workout!
All of these qualities make kombucha a great post-workout drink that promotes a healthy body, helping you prepare for your next session!