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Ever get thirsty while working out? Dehydration can occur long before you even become thirsty. In fact, without sufficient fluids, your body is less capable of moving nutrients through your system and distributing oxygen. Plus, as you become dehydrated, you lose essential electrolytes such as sodium and potassium, which are critical for bodily functions.
If you’ve made the commitment to a healthier lifestyle through fitness, then you need to give your body Xxtra Fitness Nutritionals—all the necessary tools for building a unique routine that supports your active lifestyle.
By combining the latest advances in science and sports nutrition, Xxtra Fitness Nutritionals provide a full line of high-quality, great-tasting, effective products to help you tone your physique and elevate your performance. Whether you desire a more active lifestyle or to reach your peak athletic performance, Xxtra Fitness Nutritionals provide four essential elements required of a healthy fitness regimen: Energy, Hydration, Strength, and Recovery.
LowOz™ features exclusive Rapid Replenishment technology that not only delivers a blend of essential electrolytes, energy-efficient nutrients, and antioxidants but also delivers it in an effective manner. Our secret? Low osmolality - hence, "LowOz™."
LowOz™'s electrolyte blend combines potassium, sodium, and magnesium in an optimal proportion to maintain water balance during exercise. The electrolyte blend helps you maintain your fluid balance during exercise so you can benefit from your workout and avoid exhaustion.*
LowOz™'s energy blend combines slow metabolizing (fructose) and fast metabolizing carbohydrates (maltodextrin) and B vitamins to provide energy sources to sustain your workout.*
LowOz™'s antioxidant blend includes vitamin C and an OPC blend (grape seed extract and maritime bark extract). This blend provides powerful flavonoids, catechins, and other antioxidant properties to support your body's natural antioxidant defense mechanism.*
Osmolality is the measurement of solid particles in a liquid. Principles of chemistry teach us that a liquid will flow from a low osmolality environment to a high osmolality environment. This lowers the overall concentration of the solid particles and spreads out any associated charges of ions (electrolytes).
The average osmolality of blood is 250. LowOz™ has been tested at an osmolality of 150.* Water is driven to areas of higher osmolality. Since the drink will have a lower osmolality than the tissues, water will be absorbed into the tissue where it is needed. Research has shown the importance of proper hydration to help maintain optimal performance. In fact, dehydrating a muscle by as little as 3 percent can cause a 12 percent decrease in strength. Allowing water into the muscle tissue helps to balance the electrolytes, as well as providing an environment that may allow for further muscle growth and optimal recovery from exercise.
As we sweat, we lose water and important nutrients known as electrolytes. These electrolytes are necessary to regulate the flow of water across the cell membrane. Without the proper balance of electrolytes, our cells and tissues may become dehydrated. By combining potassium, sodium, and magnesium, LowOz™ is able to restore these electrolytes and balance out the fluids lost during exercise