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  • The History Behind That Great Electrolyte Replacement Drink Mix

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    The History Behind Vitalyte Electrolyte Replacement Drink

    With all the fabulous advancements in genetic testing it's so easy now to find out "where you came from." So at Vitalyte, we thought our consumers might be a little curious about "where we came from." Here's a little about our history and who is behind that great electrolyte drink you mix up for every tennis match.

    Our founder is a man named Bill Gookin. A biochemist by trade and runner by heart, Bill created our electrolyte formula to meet his hydration needs. He made, what he felt, was the ideal drink! His formula had all the essential electrolytes in the exact ratio that the body wanted. Bill started small, running his company out of his garage, and eventually grew as more and more people tried and loved his "Gookinaid." As the business evolved Bill realized it was time for a new name. He felt that his formula was "vital" for optimal hydration and it was an "electrolyte" drink mix, hence the name "Vitalyte."

    Those of us who work at Vitalyte are sports enthusiasts. Whether its spending an afternoon on the golf course or a solid 45 shooting hoops, an active lifestyle is a common thread that unites us all. We continue to champion the values that Bill layed down over forty years ago when he founded the company: Provide the consumer with the best product on the market and give them the best value. And we do that! Our product is free from any artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners and we utilize non-GMO ingredients. Plus we offer more product for a much lower price.

    So we hope that you've enjoyed getting to know us better. We thank you for being a part of the Vitalyte family and we'd love to hear your Vitalyte story!

  • Vitalyte Brand Ambassador Gregg Hepner Enjoys Electrolyte Replacement

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    Electrolyte Replacement Drink and Brand Ambassador Gregg Hepner

    At Vitalyte we believe that having a zest for what you do and being passionate about something you enjoy is part of a healthy life. That's why we want to introduce you to our brand ambassador extraordinaire, Gregg Hepner. This nationally ranked age-group tennis player brings a love for the game to the court every time he competes. Gregg did not start playing in open tournaments until he was 57, proving that it is never too late to pursue your passion. He is currently ranked in the top 50 in the nation in the men's 65 Open Division for singles. As an active member of the Sacramento tennis community, Mr. Hepner has taught group and private lessons in the local area. Gregg enjoys Vitalyte because it helps him refuel and rehydrate during training and match play. Our electrolyte drink mix for tennis is specifically designed to help athletes of all ages and all levels stay hydrated. Free from any artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners, you can be assured your body is getting all the good stuff it needs without any of the stuff it doesn't. We've been dedicated to making our natural sports beverage for over forty years. It's athletes like Gregg Hepner who inspire us and remind us that its never too late to become the best at what you do. If you'd like to find out more about Gregg's story or how to become a Vitalyte Brand Ambassador, visit Meet the Brand Ambassadors at vitalyte.com.

    We look forward to hearing your story! In the mean time, stay healthy, stay hydrated, drink Vitalyte!

  • Vitalyte Electrolyte Replacement can Help Dehydration in Cold Weather

    electrolyte replacement cold weather dehydration Leaves are changing colors, suddenly soup sounds like the perfect thing for dinner and your flip flops have been replaced with your boots by the front door. At Vitalyte we love the subtle entrance that Fall makes. But don't be fooled by this tiptoeing giant! He packs a mighty punch when it comes to plummeting temps and the effects that cooler weather can have on your hydration levels. Yes, that is correct! Colder weather can cause dehydration. Usually hot weather is associated with dehydration, but when the mercury falls your body does require electrolytes just as much as it does during a sunny day. Plus when it is cold and dry, the lack of moisture in the air requires more moisture in your body to counterbalance the dry air you are breathing in. So go ahead and curl up with a mug of your favorite tomato bisque. We will be waiting with a tall glass of electrolyte replacement right next to that perfect grilled cheese so you can stay hydrated.

  • Vitalyte at the North American Orienteering Championships

    Vitalyte Electrolyte Replacement at the North American Orienteering Championships

    north american orienteering championships electrolyte replacementWhere would we be without our iMaps, Google Maps, Waze and other helpful navigation apps for our smartphones? Whether you need to find your way from the office to a local auto repair shop, or from home to that little beach cottage five hours north, modern technology makes our oil stops and road trips more efficient and less frustrating. But, I have to admit, I remember the days when you needed to pay attention to how you got somewhere so you could get back. Like Hansel and Gretel but without the breadcrumbs! Not having had the convenience or brilliance of a true smartphone until my mid-thirties, I relied on learning from my mistakes to help my navigation scores improve. After all, proper nav ability was a form of modern day survival skills. My game became so sharp, and word of my acquired talent spread so fast, that my friends would call me in a teary-eyed panic from their flip phones while I would ask the pertinent questions like, "Did you pass the three story building with the purple balcony across from the donut shop yet? If you did you, you went too far." I literally steered my peers away from crying fits and panic attacks and I lost count of how many job interviews I rescued from the perils of "I'm going to be five minutes late, this looks so bad?" But alas my need diminished and my demand dwindled with advancement in technology and the app phenomenon. I could still find my way out of an un-named alley like nobody's business, but what did it mean anymore? I thought my skill was, well like the pay phone, a great thing but no longer relevant! But then I was told that, at Vitalyte, we were going to be sponsoring the largest orienteering meet in North America Orienteering?! I was quite intrigued and impressed when I learned about the combination of mental sharpness and physical fitness that was involved in the sport. Not only do participants have to navigate through challenging terrain using only a compass and map, but they have do so with the swiftness of a world-class sprinter, the alacrity of a top rated fitness competitor and the endurance of champion distance runner. A sport that calls on unassisted mental acuity, focus and athletic skill. It was like a math quiz with no calculators allowed! I was sold! "No wonder these athletes are reaching for Vitalyte," I thought. Our electrolyte replacement drink is perfect for orienteering athletes who require glucose to keep their brain power sharp and essential electrolytes to keep their bodies functioning on all twelve cylinders.

    This September the North American Orienteering Championships will be held on the campus of the prestigious Dartmouth College. Hundreds of the top competitors in the sport will take part in this event that showcases some of the world's elite. Vitalyte will be on hand to help keep all those taking part hydrated and safe. And I will be watching feverishly to learn a few tips from the best, sans smartphone style!

  • New Electrolyte Replacement Stand Up Pouches

    Introducing Vitalyte's New Electrolyte Replacement Stand Up Pouches

    cool citrus electrolyte replacementAt Vitalyte Sports Nutrition we believe in TGIF, Sunday barbecues, birthday celebrations and anniversary parties. That is why when we turned forty years young we decided to go all out. Were we going to sit in the corner with an anti aging firming mask on our face and pout about seeing another decade? No way! Were we going to cry when we received the "Happy Birthday" post card from our dentist? Heck no! And were we going to go into panic when we saw the server at PF Chang's round the corner with a slice of mudpie that had a candle on top? Uh huh! No we did what any self-respecting four decade turning, trailblazing, passionate, age defying individual would do! We put our chin up and shoulders back and looked in the mirror and said, "It's time to do this in style!" And we went to work. Our branding team created, what we feel, is the perfect fresh new look for us. The bright bold colors will bring a smile to your face every time you reach for our perfect electrolyte replacement for daily use. The stand up pouches are more Eco friendly and keep our product fresher, longer.

    But we didn't stop there. We looked for the best non GMO sources of ingredients and reformulated our product with them. We knew we were already good but we wanted to be better. We wanted to be as good on the inside as we now were on the outside. And after a lot of work, and truth be told, frustrating times with trial and error, we got it right. And I think you will agree too that we hit it out of the park. I hope you enjoy the way we celebrated forty as much as we did. And as the kids say, we are feeling "on fleek."

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  • Keeping America's best Hydrated with Electrolyte Replacement for Olympians

    Vitalyte is Keeping America's Athletes Hydrated with Electrolyte Replacement for Olympians

    With the 2016 Rio Olympics in full swing, sports fans worldwide are glued to their televisions, iPhones, and social media feeds to get a slice of the action from south of the equator. Vitalyte athletes have proved to offer plenty of fanfare in the games of the thirty first Olympiad. We have been proud to help keep America's best hydrated with the best in electrolyte replacement for Olympians!

    Vitalyte Electrolyte Replacement for Olympians

    In men's tennis action, Steve Johnson played strong to make it to the singles quarterfinals. This former University of Southern California sensation didn't stop there though. He and doubles partner Jack Sock brought home the bronze medal with a win over Canadians Vasek Pospisil and Daniel Nestor. Another Vitalyte athlete, doubles specialist Rajeev Ram was not about to be outdone. He played a great match with his partner, Brian Baker, to make it into the second round of men's doubles. This University of Illinois grad gave the fans even more to cheer about when he played with Venus Williams in mixed doubles to take home the silver medal! These athletes certainly don't rest on their laurels. After Rio, Steve and Rajeev will head straight to the US Open which begins August 29th.

    While Vitalyte athlete Mariah Kelly did not qualify for the Canadian Olympic team, this 1500 meter specialist took her talents to Europe this summer to compete in the racing circuit. The British Columbia resident improved her personal best times in two events. A fantastic way to end a great season for Mariah. She is committed to the next four years of training to help push her to a spot on the 2020 team for games of the thirty second Olympiad in Tokyo.

    Congratulations to all of our Vitalyte athletes on their successes this summer. Stay healthy, stay hydrated, drink Vitalyte!

  • Looking for a Cold Weather Electrolyte Replacement

    VitaLyte is Your Cold Weather Electrolyte Replacement

    There are very few things harder on the body's electrolyte levels than being active in cold weather or participating in winter sports. Winter sports and activities like skiing, snowboarding and having to hike back up the mountain after each trip down requires a lot of energy and a body full of electrolytes. If skiing or snowboarding are part of someone's athletic arsenal, then a high-performance cold weather electrolyte replacement is a necessity. The Vitalyte electrolyte drink mix is the brand, which serious skiers and snowboarders choose to stay healthy on cold days out.

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    Vitalyte has been the preferred cold weather electrolyte replacement for skiers and snowboarders for over 40 years. The electrolyte replacement drink strives to be as pure as possible for winter athletes and sports' enthusiasts by not adding artificial sweeteners or preservatives. It provides unparalleled performance on a cold mountain, and it is easy to drink because of the crisp, natural taste. It is a good thing Vitalyte is so tasty and easy to drink. Vitalyte's cold weather electrolyte replacement drink mix can be taken frequently, while athletes are dealing with scaling a mountain to ski or snowboard.

    The cold weather electrolyte replacement mix needs to be taken often while active in cold weather. When it comes to exercise, the mix can be taken before, in the middle or after the exercise session is completed. The cold weather electrolyte replacement drink can also be taken in a variety of combinations throughout the day. It just needs to be remembered to be taken often. The cold weather drink mix has a key purpose. It is a natural sports drink and serves the goal of helping the skier or mountain climber attain their very best personal goals during practice sessions, exercise, training and competition. For optimal performance to be reached and potential achieved, skiers and mountain climbers need to be ingesting the formula during the practice, workouts and before competitions.

    The formula for the Vitalyte electrolyte replacement drink is designed to work quickly during the middle of training or competition. Boosts of energy and extra endurance can mean the difference between first and second in a regular competition. The Vitalyte electrolyte replacement drinks were designed to quickly hydrate and offer a vital boost of energy to an athlete.

  • How the Lack of Electrolyte Replacement Drinks can Cause Fatigue

    See How the Lack of Electrolyte Replacement Drinks can Cause you to Feel Fatigue

    After a rigorous workout, your body is depleted of vital nutrients such as electrolytes. These minerals play a key role in helping your body stay fit with electric charges found in your blood and other bodily fluids. Although you may consider yourself to be in good shape, the lack of electrolyte replacement drinks can cause you to feel fatigue, weak, and can lead to dehydration. If left untreated, your kidneys, adrenal glands, brain, lungs, and heart can be negatively impacted.

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    One Way You Can Replace Electrolytes

    There is a way you can make sure that you have enough electrolytes in your body before and after a workout or other strenuous activities. VitaLyte offers an excellent option for athletes and health-conscious individuals with the VitaLyte Electrolyte Drink Mix. These electrolyte replacement drinks have a combination of essential vitamins and minerals that are designed to restore your body’s normal level of electrolytes. VitaLyte Electrolyte Drink Mix contains:

    • Vitamin C
    • Calcium
    • Magnesium
    • Potassium
    • Sodium

    These minerals make up an important part of your body’s natural fuel system. While most health drinks offer key nutrients, some may not taste good. VitaLyte’s Electrolyte Drink Mix are available in a variety of natural flavors which include lemon, citrus, orange, grape, and fruit punch. These flavor choices can make your consumption of electrolyte replacement drinks refreshing. Some consumers opt for the kilo jar size while others like to keep their consumption of this great tasting electrolyte drink simple by using the single packs.

    Reasons to Choose VitaLyte

    Some companies present electrolyte replacement drinks that are here today and gone tomorrow. VitaLyte has offered athletes products such as the Electrolyte Drink Mix for more that 40 years. If you’re looking for a product that’s proven to help athletes replenish their bodies quickly and safely, VitaLyte Electrolyte Drink Mix is a product that meet this criteria.

    When your body releases electrolytes at a rapid rate, it’s important that you meet your body’s demand for electrolytes immediately. If this need is not met, you will not be able to meet your sport activity goal with satisfaction. If you’ve reached a certain level of success in your athletic career or fitness lifestyle, VitaLyte’s Electrolyte Drink Mix can help you maintain your physical performance status. The process of achieving optimal health requires discipline and commitment. When you implement a combination of choices that include regular exercise, healthy foods, and electrolyte replacement drinks, your goal can be met quickly.

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