Camelbak has just made re-hydrating easier, withThe added benefit of not having a sticky reservoir or bottle after your ride. Camelbak Elixir is an easyTo useTabletThat you just drop into water and once it dissolves you have a refreshing sport drink. Elixir contains unique electrolytes, vitamins and mineralsThat your body wants during exercise in orderTo keep an optimal body fluid balance. Contains no sugar, 10 calories per serving Just drop aTablet in water, let it dissolve no mixing re
Elixir contains a special blend of electrolytes, vitamins and minerals to help maintain body fluid balance, for optimal athletic performance and normal metabolic functioning. Your body requires water, and during vigorous exercise you lose water through perspiration, along with vital minerals and electrolytes. You can re-hydrate faster and more efficiently drinking an electrolyte rich water. Continue reading →
Strengths: It makes my water taste so good I literally drink twice as much. Its not very sweet. It just tastes a lot better than plain water. The effervescence is incredibly refreshing. It leaves no residue at all in the water bladder. My ride recovery was...well....I needed no recovery period. After a hard hour riding in the heat, I got back to the car and drove home like I had just been out for a walk.
Weaknesses: I can't shower with it. . . keep reading.
I have to carry a separate bottle of ice water for spraying down my head in the hot weather. I used to use the water in my CamelBak.
The tube in the picture has a stack of tablets in it. They dissolve like Alka-Seltzer. I've only tried the lemon-lime one and it hits the spot for me. I started dropping a tablet into a water bottle when I do yard work and I get the same benefit of drinking A LOT more and not getting beat by the heat.