Watermelon is rich in citrulline, an amino acid that research has shown helps to reduce muscle soreness in athletes after intense workouts. This recipe combines the powerful antioxidants and nutrient content of watermelon, with electrolytes from coconut water and salt for a "natural" sports drink excellent pre, during, and post-workout.
1 cup fresh watermelon (chopped)
1 cup coconut water
juice squeezed from half of a lime
pinch of sea salt (or approximately 1/16 tsp)
Combine all ingredients together in blender. Enjoy immediately after making.