The Unusual Development of E-Lyte Balanced Electrolyte

The formulation of E-Lyte Balanced Electrolyte began 25 years ago for the purpose of creating a drinking version of Ringer’s Solution. In effect, a diluted solution of E-Lyte (normally 16:1) could be used as an oral replacement in stressful health situations if IV Ringer’s was not…


PC: Life's Designer Molecule

Of the tens of thousands of molecules that make up the life of a cell, Phosphatidylcholine (PC) stands apart. PC is a phospholipid, one of four that link together to form the membrane. The largest is Choline (PC), 2nd, Ethanolamine (PE), 3rd, Serine (PS), and 4th, Inositol (PI), with each having…


Taking A Peek Inside a Muscle Cramp

Cramping is one of the most common complaints of athletes. It can occur at any time but more often at the tail end of their workout. Cramps are a one way street in the complete cycle of muscle action. All body motion is controlled by the opening and closing of ion channels that sit in the membranes…


Leg Cramps (Night Cramps)

Leg cramps can be very painful and are fairly common. A leg cramp is a spasm that comes from a muscle in the leg. It usually occurs in one of the calf muscles below and behind the knee. Sometimes, the small muscles of the feet can be affected, as wells as the hands. Typically, a cramp lasts a few…


No More Dizziness

The results from adding in electrolytes can be remarkable, especially when your electrolytes are depleted. Balancing your electrolytes is key. When you don’t have enough fluids and electrolytes, it interferes with your everyday quality of life. But it takes knowledge before appreciation takes…


Dehydration: Elderly to Children

Electrolytes are fundamental to good health. They transmit millions of messages per second through the nervous system. Electrolytes aid in brain, heart and nerve function as well as muscle control and coordination. They are crucial for cellular function. The body’s ability to absorb fluids depends…


ElyteSport Preloading

Most of us are familiar with carbohydrate loading as an effort to pack as much food and energy before an athletic event. It can start one or two days before a race. It’s not known whether it’s good science or done for the sheer joy of eating. However, the body does not have an efficient means of…


Sugar Free Electrolytes

The body has a high storage capacity for fats (lipids), but a rather meager ability to store glucose. The effort to build up a reservoir of sugar of any kind, ends up, in a healthy individual, as triglycerides or fats, the principle form of energy. In effect, carbohydrate loading makes you fat…


Pickle Juice

Think fast: What was the biggest news in sports nutrition last summer? Answer: Pickle juice! Professional football trainers for a few NFL teams had their players chugging pickle juice in an effort to rapidly hydrate them. An interesting concept to say the least, but is pickle juice really the best…


ElyteSport FAQ

ElyteSport FAQWhat is ElyteSport? ElyteSport is a balanced, concentrated formula of electrolytes that supplies essential minerals for the body. ElyteSport supplies 3 of the essential electrolytes needed for optimal health. Calcium (Ca) is the fourth electrolyte, but the reservoir of Ca from…