Month: August 2019

Pickle Juice for Hydration?

This is a new one old idea from ancient times. Did you know that before sports drinks like Gatorade or PowerAde became a thing, runners and athletes were known to drink pickle juice? They used it to replenish sodium and potassium which helped them reduce muscle cramps and speed up recovery after exercising. Sodium is…
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An Adventure in Hydrating

It’s 1981 and L.A. is in a heat wave the week before Labor Day. Working retail in those days put us at ground zero of the Downtown L.A. energy from the garment district, the old financial district, to the flower mart, to the produce market and back around to the jewelry district. The Dodgers were…
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