Review summary of PH Electrolyte Capsules – They’re blister-packed, vegan-friendly capsules containing 250 mg of sodium and 125 mg of potassium to replenish lost electrolytes during exercise. The capsules are tasteless, making them ideal for when sweetness fatigue kicks in after consuming energy gels or for athletes that prefer water over hydration sports drinks.
It doesn’t matter how great sports nutrition brands try to make the flavor of their products; sweetness fatigue often kicks in at some point during endurance adventures, and the last thing you want is more sugary energy gels, chews, drinks, or bars.
When that happens, something milder in flavor yet still delivers essential nutrients to keep you moving relentlessly forward is very helpful.
Precision Fuel & Hydration’s (PFH) PH Electrolyte Capsules are tasteless capsules that provide 250 mg of sodium and 125 mg of potassium, two crucial electrolytes for hydration during endurance athletics.
Below is our review of PH Electrolyte Capsules.
PH Electrolyte Capsules are completely tasteless. The capsule shell is vegan-friendly, and the ingestion experience is the same as swallowing pills.
If you are not a fan of hydration sports drinks and prefer water, the capsules are ideal for maintaining electrolyte balance.
All sodium and potassium, just as advertised.
Each capsule contains:
Sodium: 250 mg
Potassium: 125 mg
Ingredients: trisodium citrate, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, tripotassium citrate.
Capsule shell ingredients: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (vegan cap), calcium citrate, magnesium oxide, magnesium citrate, magnesium stearate.
Each pack of PH Electrolyte Capsules includes 15 blister-packed capsules. Depending on the distance and total time of your races or activities, you can cut up the appropriate number of capsules to bring along with you.
The blister-pack/capsule format is excellent for keeping the capsules dry and “fresh” when you’re on the move.
I’ve used tablets and pills that come in bottles, which means I had to repack them in zip-lock bags to carry on runs. Grabbing one out of a ziplock bag with your sweaty hands often got the rest wet, and they even dissolved slightly. Not ideal for extended efforts in high temperatures.
I’ve used PH Electrolyte Capsules during different runs – 50 km ultras, 10-15 km easy runs in 30+ degrees Celsius, and 30+ km LSD – and here are some personal thoughts and tips: