While working out can be invigorating, it can also be draining in more ways than one. Besides using up your energy, a strenuous workout (read: a sweaty workout) can leave our bodies depleted of essential nutrients. No good deed goes unpunished, right?
Whenever we sweat, our bodies lose electrolytes—and if those electrolytes aren't replaced, we could experience some unsavory side effects.
So how do we refill our stores? Well, there are plenty of options, but my favorite (doctor-approved!) way to replenish my body after a workout is to eat pickles.
You heard me—pickles. Read here to find out why pickles are the ultimate post-workout snack: