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4 Health Benefits of Ginger

Beyond its culinary uses, ginger has long been celebrated for its medicinal properties, and incorporating it into your pre and post-workout routine might just be the secret ingredient you've been missing.

1) Reduced Muscle Soreness

One of the key benefits of ginger during exercise is its ability to reduce muscle soreness. The anti-inflammatory properties of ginger can help combat the inflammation that often accompanies intense physical activity. Consuming ginger before hitting the gym or going for a run may contribute to a quicker recovery and less post-exercise discomfort.

2) Enhanced Circulation

Ginger has a warming effect on the body, which can be especially invigorating during exercise. It promotes better blood circulation, ensuring that your muscles receive an optimal supply of oxygen and nutrients. Improved circulation can enhance overall performance and make your workout feel more efficient.

3) Stomach Comfort

Ever experienced that uneasy feeling in your stomach during a workout? Ginger can help with that too. Known for its digestive benefits, ginger can ease nausea and soothe an upset stomach. This is particularly useful for those engaging in high-intensity or endurance exercises.

4) Natural Energy Boost

Feeling a bit sluggish before your workout? Ginger might be the pick-me-up you need. It acts as a natural stimulant, providing a subtle energy boost without the jitters associated with some pre-workout supplements. Whether you prefer it in a smoothie or as a tea, incorporating ginger into your pre-exercise routine can help you feel more alert and ready to tackle your workout.

Brand Spotlight - Active Root

How / when to use Active Root

Active Root is a range of natural ginger sports nutrition enabling endurance athletes and active people to avoid and alleviate stomach discomfort. There are four different types of Active Root product - Sports Drinks, GelMix, Energy Chews & ElectroLite - all help to keep the stomach behaving normally, but with varying amounts of fuel and hydration.

Sports Drink:

The Active Root Sports Drink balances the body through natural ginger, delivers fuel through cane sugar and provides effective electrolyte hydration through sea salt. All of their flavours contain the optimum amount of ginger to keep your stomach settled whilst also delivering natural fuel and hydration.

Active Root Energy Drink Sports Drink Mix XMiles


Active Root GelMix comes as a powder that contains 24g of carbohydrate per serving and stomach settling ginger, perfect for endurance training and racing. Both delicious flavours contain the optimum amount of ginger to keep your stomach settled whilst delivering clean, natural fuel, making it easy to mix to your preference.

Active Root Gels Gel Mix XMiles


Active Root Chews are designed to provide energy and replace fluids lost with electrolytes, each chew delivers approximately 6g of carbohydrate, 50mg of sea salt and 140mg ginger.

Active Root Chews Active Root Chews XMiles


Active Root ElectroLite is the perfect natural hydration source for an active lifestyle. Containing root ginger, unrefined sea salt and just 25% of the carbs of normal Active Root, Active Root ElectroLite delivers optimal hydration as well reducing nausea and bloating, helping you feel great throughout your day.

Active Root Electrolyte Drinks Electrolite Drink Mix XMiles

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