Benefits of Coconut Water After Intense Workouts & Endurance Sports


Coconut Water has been all the rage among athletes in recent years. And why not, it’s packed with antioxidants, amino acids, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients. Coconut water contains 5 essential electrolytes for hydration:

  • Potassium

  • Sodium

  • Magnesium

  • Phosphorus

  • Calcium

Besides rehydrating your body after an intense workout, studies also suggest that coconut water can help increase exercise performance and boost weight loss efforts.

Other benefits of coconut water include:

  • Rich in cytokinins, plant hormones that have ben found to have anti-aging, anti-cancer, and anti-thrombolytic effects

  • Alkalizing effect on the body

  • Contains micronutrients that can help boost your immune system

  • Contains an assortment of bioactive enzymes that boost fat metabolism

  • Aids digestion and feeds friendly gut flora

  • Antimicrobial properties

  • Supports healthy blood glucose and insulin levels

These are just a few of the many health benefits of coconut water – and one of many ways that you can impact your health with what you consume – or don’t consume! Learn more

Try coconut water to rehydrate after your next intense workout – enjoy the light, naturally sweet taste as your body enjoys the benefits of mother nature’s very own sports drink!

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