31 Day Do Good Challenge: Day 28

28
Jan
2014

Do Good Challenge Loving the Bike

Today’s Do Good Challenge is actually something I try to do myself as often as possible.  I think many of you are doing great at this one already, but more of a good thing is totally okay.

For Day 28, Rob wants us to tap into you social media for goodness.

 

Day 28: Use social media for good.  Post a positive status or tweet.

 

For more about Rob Greenfield be sure to follow him on Facebook.

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Sugar Alternatives for Energy and Hydration

Question: I am using the homebrew sugar formulations (sometimes added to green tea).  I am also trying to wean myself off 1/2 dose adrenalean “lip tonic delivery system” (biorhythm brand- caffeine, hoodia g, synephrine, yohimbe) capsule for energy.

My question is other than juice, can you suggest modifications in lieu of table sugar for energy and hydration.

Answer:

Both raw/organic honey or agave can work great in the homebrew (substitute in the same quantities for the sugar, or to taste), but you do have to shake well in order to make sure they don’t settle out.  Have you tried either of these?  Also, make sure to use at least the minimum amount of salt recommended in the homebrew as the temps rise, you need the sodium replacement if you’re sweating.

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