Benefit of Coconut Water During Exercise

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Coconut water is an all natural alternative to water, sports drinks, and sodas. For thousands of years, coconut water has been a staple for people living in countries where coconuts grow naturally.

Now, because coconut water can be bottled at the source, you can enjoy its benefits each and every time you exercise.

Read on to learn more about the benefits of coconut water.

  • What Happens When You Exercise?
  • How Does Coconut Water Benefit You During Exercise?
  • Can PHENOMTM Coconut Water Provide Additional Benefits During Exercise?



What Happens When You Exercise?
 When you exercise, your body works a lot like a machine. First, with the help of your energy source, ATP, your muscles begin to move in order to create motion.

Your moving muscles make demands on other parts of your body, including your heart, which starts beating faster to pump more blood into your muscles. Meanwhile, your nerves, blood vessels, lungs, and skin also respond to your muscular movements.

All of this motion causes your body to heat up, so its natural cooling system kicks on. In order to maintain a normal body temperature, your body releases sweat through glands on your skin. This sweat evaporates quickly, causing a cooling effect on your skin.

But what is sweat exactly?

Sweat is composed of water and dissolved nutrients, including potassium and sodium. These nutrients are part of a network of essential electrolytes that your body requires to properly function.

The loss of these electrolytes through sweat can cause you to become dehydrated and fatigued. So it’s important to replenish these electrolytes during and after exercise.

Read on to learn how coconut water can help you repair your body during exercise.



How Does Coconut Water Benefit You During Exercise?
Coconut water is an all natural isotonic beverage, meaning its rich in minerals your body needs to replenish during and after physical activity.

Coconut water is especially rich in potassium and sodium electrolytes, which are the main electrolytes lost when you sweat. Coconut water also contains:

  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus

Its rich electrolyte content makes coconut water one of the best drinks you can consume while working out.

Additionally, coconut water contains essential vitamins, including vitamin C and B vitamins.

Vitamin C works to boost your immunity. When you workout, you can become fatigued more easily.

Read on to learn about PHENOMTM Coconut Water and its additional vitamin and mineral boosts that make it even better than traditional coconut water.



Can PHENOMTM Coconut Water Provide Additional Benefits During Exercise?
PHENOMTM Coconut Water is a revolutionary new line of coconut water products developed jointly by GNC and PepsiCo.

PHENOMTM is a breakthrough in coconut water beverages because it features formulas “boosted” with GNC’s premium vitamins. It takes the refreshing water from deep within the coconut, and adds nourishing vitamins and replenishing electrolytes for “PHENOMenally” healthy hydration.

PHENOMTM Coconut Water is available in 7 refreshing varieties, which offer even more benefits to your body than traditional coconut water.

PHENOMTM’s varieties include:

  • PHENOMTM HYDRO, an unflavored 100% natural coconut water enhanced with an electrolyte boost that promotes rapid hydration.
  • PHENOMTM MEGA V, a 100% natural coconut water beverage fortified with premium vitamins and minerals to support health and well-being, including 100% of the RDA of Vitamin C plus Calcium, Vitamin B, and more. MEGA V is also available in 3 flavor variants – Unflavored, Orange Guava Passion, and Pineapple Punch.
  • PHENOMTM ANTIOX, a 100% natural coconut water beverage boosted with antioxidants to help protect against cell damage, and fortified with premium vitamins and minerals to support health and well-being, including 150% of the RDA of Vitamin C plus Calcium, Vitamin B, and more. ANTIOX is available in Blueberry Pomme flavor.
  • PHENOMTM ENERGY, a 100% natural coconut water beverage enhanced with B vitamins for energy production and caffeine and other energizing ingredients to boost physical energy metabolism. ENERGY is fortified with premium ingredients to support health and well-being, including 100% of the RDA of Vitamin C, Vitamin B-12, and Niacin plus Calcium, Vitamin E, and more. ENERGY is available in 2 flavors – Acai Peach and Lemon Mojito.

And just like traditional coconut water, PHENOMTM contains no artificial flavors, preservatives or added sugars, is low in calories and contains zero cholesterol.

How does coconut water benefit you during exercise? Comment below!

292 Responses to “Benefit of Coconut Water During Exercise”

  1. pooja garg says:

    I have just learned the benefits of drinking cocunut water and I drink cocunut water before my routine and on hot days when I go biking. I would love to get to try a free phenom cocunut water.

  2. bob says:

    I get really dizzy when I push a workout too hard, not during, but later that day if I get up too quick. Its called neurally mediated syncope. I’m wondering if maybe coconut water or something similar to it would keep this from happening

  3. Rex Hart says:

    I have never tried coconut water as an aid to exercise, but I will occasionally drink a small amount of chocolate milk after a particularly strenuous exercise to speed muscle recovery. How does coconut water compare to chocolate milk as an carbohydrate retainer for metabolizing and protein content for muscle repair?

  4. Ariel Zeigler says:

    I have been using coconut water for working out as a healthy alternative for gatorade for the past two years, and it has done wonders! the little bit of sugar and electrolytes it gives me keeps me going for an hour and a half five times a week! Thanks to it my lifts have gone up drastically and i do spin and lift weights on the same day now!

  5. Anita Leong says:

    I recently started working out and thought of drinking sports drinks to rehydrate me. Problem is, I really don’t like the taste of sports drinks so this is definitely a great alternative. I’d love to add this to my diet to see its effects.

  6. Thuc says:

    I’ve have been working out lately and water does not help my thirst; maybe because there is no taste, i can drink a whole bottle and it would still not be enough. I tried gatorade and i guess it’s better because it has flavor but i wonder if the vitamin labels are true; the affect is no better as water, just the taste. I hopefully I’ll switch to this.

  7. Regina says:

    I have just recently learned about coconut water..I like coconut so I think that I will enjoy this …I am trying to lose weight..which means alot of walking…To me gatorade tastes too salty to me.

  8. Netta says:

    I sometimes get extremely thirsty after a workout, even though I have been drinking water the whole time I workout. I sweat easily and alot! I was wondering will coconut water aid in this issue? Is it better than drinking something like Powerade?

  9. Chip says:

    I recently read about coconut water in the paper. I think it is a good idea! I have never been a fan of fake, brightly colored sports drinks. Gimme the natural one!

  10. Jason says:

    Just recently started going back to the gym to get back in shape. I’ve been looking for a more natural alternative to high sugar sports drinks that will aid in my workouts and help with recovery as well. This seems to be a decent option and I would like to sample it and give it a try.

  11. Nick says:

    Would love to try this coconut water

  12. Stephanie says:

    I have noticed that i feel more hydrated when i drink coconut water during a workout instead of regular water.

  13. amanda says:

    I have been reading up about this product and it sounds amazing. First i’ve heard and like regular coconut water, this formula sounds great. I love smart water and it helps me get rid of tension headaches, i’m guessing it is the electrolytes that are responsible. So for this product to have that and more sounds like a great drink, especially pre/post workouts.

  14. becca says:

    I ALWAYS drink coconut water before and/or after my soccer games. I find it gives me the potassium and magnesium necessary to prevent charlie horses, and keeps me hydrated. I never thought about it much, until I forgot it one day. I won’t do that again!

  15. Tracy Allnutt says:

    I’d love to try Phenom Coconut Water!

  16. Matt W says:

    This coconut water looks impressive. Especially the Phenom Mega V. Who wouldn’t want the extra vitamin supplements with such tasty flavors? I can’t wait to implement this as a supplement with my workout routines.

  17. Diane Davis says:

    Been seeing this more lately, in the news, even thru friends. We get so hot in Texas, great to see it replaces imp minerals, it really is problematic for us. Nice to see this product, interested in learning more. Love to try this, and will research all the articles you’ve provided, thanx so much

  18. andrew says:

    I’ve tried three different types of coconut water. I tried Zico (sour taste), O.N.E with guava flavor (watered down and fruit flavor overpowers the coconut), and Naked (my favorite so far). The reason I started drinking coconut water is that I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. Then once I drank it on a hot summer day, I was totally hydrated and full of energy. It was kind of a weird taste at first but you kind of need to acquire the taste of coconut water. I can’t wait to try the new Phenom Coconut water and am really hoping that it will be my NEW favorite among many competitors.

  19. Emma says:

    After playing flag football I feel good for about an hr but then I start feeling really exhausted. I wonder if drinking the Phenom Energy would help. I have tried drinking a protein shake and even chocolate milk but it doesn’t seem to really help much.

  20. warren mattison says:

    When I do my daily walk of 2-4 miles water never seem to do the trick. Want to try the Phenom Energy, thanks.

  21. Kristy says:

    I run every morning for 45 minutes and workout for an hour or two at the gym each night. By the end of the day I am completely exhausted and ready for bed soon after I get home. I try eating small snacks before or during my workout and that seems to help a bit, but I still have a jittery feeling by the end of my afternoon workout. Would Phenom Coconut water help?

  22. Chris says:

    I am excited about this because I love fresh coconut water!!

  23. Jennifer says:

    The fresh taste of coconut quenches your thirst the moment it hits your mouth!!

  24. Megan says:

    Love the fresh taste of coconut and gives me the boost of energy! Love it!

  25. Lindsay says:

    Have never tasted an energy drink that was coconut flavor! Love the change up!!

  26. atlibertytosay.com says:

    I would be ver interested in trying this.

    Can you cook with it or add flavor to a dish or another drink with it?

  27. Caine says:

    I was previously unaware of the benefits of coconut water but looking forward to utilizing it to replace other less healthy alternatives that I typically would have grabbed !

  28. Mireille says:

    I guess I don’t have an excuse to go back to other sports drinks! The benefits are just amazing… how can one liquid be so packed with vitamins and minerals? It seems that it’s not just recommendable, but necessary to have coconut water in your life! I guess I’ve been missing out all these years! Looking forward to starting off fresh!

  29. Robert Berkowitz says:

    I never thought of drinking coconut water with exercising. I always drink water and really love the taste of coconut, so why noet put them together.

  30. Michael Mack says:

    I have been working out and have heard so much about this. I have tried it and I am hooked. It helps me to get to that next level after a really hard workout. I have tried numerous items but this is the real deal. Thanks again for coming out with a great product.

  31. Arty says:

    I had read somewhere that eating oranges after a work out was necessary for the antioxidants, since those are very necessary after exercise. I guess with the ANTIOX variety of phenom coconut water, you get the vitamin C and all the other benefits in one! Looks excellent!

  32. Mary says:

    I have never tried this. I have had real coconut milk and didn;t like it but this sounds great! Can’t wait to try it.

  33. Madeline says:

    I love coconut water not only does it have natural electrolytes it fills me up and I eat lesser I’d love to try this sometime

  34. casey byrd says:

    Also have never tried it. But I do like coconut water. I have tried O.N.E. with passion fruit and really liked it. I do know that I have been following studies about it here ( http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/ )) and it is a VERY beneficial fruit(?) Like the article says, its good during exercise because it replaces electrolytes lost during sweating better than any other drink we have! Better than water even! But I cant wait to get to my gnc and try it! :)

  35. cris b says:

    i love coconut water and love to exercise.

  36. Heather S says:

    My was suffering from liver failure and was told by the doctor that she needed to bring her potassium levels up. I didn’t realize how much potassium was in coconut water. I wish I had discovered the health benefits of coconut water sooner. This product would have been nice to have then. This product looks as if it has even better qualities than just regular coconut water. I like to add coconut water to to natural fruit smoothies as well instead of just plain water for additional nutrients too.

  37. Emmi says:

    I’m so excited to see this! I love coconut water but never knew that it could benefit me from exercising. I’m not the biggest sports drink fan and I get tired of plain water. I would love to have something like this to drink before or after a workout. And being a stay at home mom I usually lack energy so I think the one I would try is the acai peach Energy water. Although lemon mojito sounds good too. i love that these are flavored! =)

  38. Bobby Ingram says:

    I’ve always loved the taste and the idea of Coconut milk, but never really associated it with working out. Gatorade is usually my workout drink, but i’m exited and I can’t wait to try Coconut milk.

  39. Heather says:

    I’ve been been pushing myself really hard in my workouts lately and afterwards, I’m looking for something really refreshing, water just doesn’t cut it. I have never tried Coconut water, but I’m very excited to try it and I will let you know just how refreshing it is! Thanks for bringing something different to the store shelves.

  40. Gary Wojton says:

    As a retired Physical Education Teacher now residing in Arizona, I find the idea of this water very interesting. I am hoping to receive a free sample so I can try it out when I am hiking the mountain trails in the AZ desert heat. I like what I have read…..I like the comments……now just need to write a follow-up saying “yes, I received the sample and yes…I love the product”!

  41. Donna Conley says:

    Sounds great can’t wait to try it.

  42. Pip says:

    This looks interesting. I have always stuck to plain water because the alternative ‘sports drinks’ always seemed too artificial – colors, flavors, sweeteners etc. I was never sure whether they did more harm than good! I am interested in using the Hydro variety to hydrate after excercising, and the others, Mega V/Antiox/Energy, as a potential replacement for supplements I currently take to ensure I get vitamins, antioxidants and other nutrients. Would love to try them!

  43. jason k says:

    looks promising, i love coconut

  44. Kate says:

    I’m very curious about coconut water. I’ve heard a lot of good things but I’m not sure if it would be right for me. I’m a runner training for a half marathon and since I sometimes run for long stretches it is imperative that I stay hydrated (additional nutrients are good too) but I’m cursed with a super sensitive stomach. Drinks like Gatorade and often even water make me sick to my stomach and that really kills a good run. Do you think coconut water could help me? Is it mild enough for a delicate stomach?

  45. Sandra says:

    I have never heard of Coconut water before today! lol We live in Louisiana and my husband works in the heat during the summer months. This leads him to become prone dehydration and heat stroke, so I try to stock up on Powerade and Gatorade. Now I will be getting Coconut Water as well. I’m not so sure he’ll drink it, but he’s always saying he’ll try anything once! lol Thanks for the free sample this will help me convince him this is a good option for him as well!

    Thanks for the tips!

  46. Dawn says:

    This is super interesting! I would never have thought about coconut water having so many benefits for my body after exercising! I can’t wait to try it! I work out 5-6 days a week lifting weights and doing hard core aerobics and often feel like I am not getting enough to replenish my electrolytes. The Guava Passion sounds yummy too!

  47. Qiana Wallace says:

    Wow this is a really interesting article. I take coconut pills as a supplement for yeast overgrowth and it works awesome.

  48. mindy artze says:

    I love the idea of drinking coconut water rather than gatorade or something like that! Looking forward to trying it! I do boot camp daily at 5:30 in the am.

  49. Erica says:

    My daughter plays competitive soccer. Recently at a tournament in an area much hotter than we are used to, she became very dehydrated. Then trainer suggest Coconut Water, so I ran to the store to see what I could find. We have been thru several flavors and brands of Coconut Water since then and have yet to find one she really likes. We would love to try Phenom!

  50. Paige says:

    Never heard of anyone using coconut water for exercise! Ive used coconut milk in recipes as a healthier solution milk. Never actually knew it was available in water form! Very excited to try it. If its really as wonderful as it sounds my husband would really benefit from it! H works in a factory all year long and in the summer months it gets HOT. They only air condition the break rooms and he ALWAYS needs a way to replenish while working! What do you think? Would coconut water be a good replacement for water and power drinks?

  51. christina says:

    I have not tried the coconut water and would love to , I heard that it is great to drink before you work out ? I will have to see for my self …

  52. jenna says:

    I haev heard of coconut water but never thought about using it for exercise. My question though is that does it have to stay cold to keep the benefits from it? Also, if it gets warm, does the taste change and possibly make you sick? I drink a certain sports drink and a certain flavor when it gets warm make me vomit, so I was wondering, can coconut water getting warm do the same thing?

  53. Dee says:

    I enjoy drinking coconut water. It’s refreshing and it gives me somithing else to drink other than soda or tea. I drink it morning, midday and with dinner!

  54. Shannon Orton says:

    I have never tried it but I am looking forward to trying it. I hope it is not overly expensive.

  55. Michelle says:

    I normally like to stay hydrated with sugary energy drinks or vitamin waters during my workouts, but I’m always concerned about the excessive sugar and draw backs of such drinks. Seeing that coconut water is a healthy, natural alternative is exciting news. I can’t wait to try it!

  56. Monika says:

    I used to live in Malaysia and drank fresh coconut water every day. I know about the positive effects, my husband is a coach and he always encouraged his athletes to drink it. It is so much better than any energy drink. I wish I could have it everyday now too. :)

  57. joanne callahan says:

    I grew up in a tropical country and i always had coconut water to drink. I really love coconut water but i never knew how much nutrients it had. no wonder i love coconut water.

  58. Kasandra says:

    I am an avid trainer and athlete. I truly enjoy feeling good and eating and drinking only the best of the best! Plus I absolutely love coconut! Please send me this awesome coupon to try your new beneficial sports drink!

  59. monica says:

    I’m very curious about coconut water as well. I’ve good and bad things about it. It is suppose to be healthy but I heard it has saturated fat. I’m so confused by the information out there.

  60. nikki cross says:

    Very interesting article, i am interested in trying this out!

  61. Jamie says:

    Many of my firends have been talking about the benefits of Coconut water, but I never put much though into it. Reading this article makes me more interested in learning about this! I think I’ll give it a try.

  62. Christina Horst says:

    I can’t wait to try my free sample! I have never tasted coconut water, and wonder what it tastes like and how thick the consistency is. What it the carbohydrate count on a 8 ounce glass? I will enjoy seeing how I like using it to stay hydrated during my walks.

  63. Paloma says:

    i would love to try the coconut water , lots of vitamins great

  64. shari says:

    I don’t drink alot of water because it doesn’t have any taste. I would like to try this coconut water as an alternative to flavored waters. I was wondering how much sodium is in it. I have to stay away from too much sodium.

  65. Jess says:

    If coconut water naturally contains vitamins and electrolytes why is it necessary to add additional vitamins and electrolytes?

    I am curious too how well it would work as a pre-workout beverage. Does it contain enough calories to prepare you for your workout?

  66. Janel says:

    Would love to try this out, sounds yummy and healthy!! I have been very satisfied with all the GNC products thus far and I’m sure this one will be great too! Thank you GNC!

  67. Amanda says:

    I saw a segment on TV about the benefits of coconut water. I am really excited to try it. I have started to kick up my workout routine now that my baby is 2 months old. Keeping hydrated is important for a nursing mother.

  68. sarah says:

    I had never even heard of coconut water, however I do find myself gettign very dehydrated on hot days and find myself wanting something a little better tasting then plain old water. This sounds like it will taste great and do the job of keeping me hydrated. I hope I get to try some :)

  69. Angie says:

    I just read an article about coconut water for exercise and I’m very interested in trying it.

  70. Sally Mcfly says:

    I have never tried coconut water as an aid to exercise.. i usually only drink water. i hadn’t even heard of coconut water before and thanks to you guys guess what im gonna buy when i got shopping..coconut water!

  71. tina says:

    I had never before heard of coconut water. I just read about the benefits and would love to try it!

  72. G says:

    I have a condition that makes me feel dehydrated constantly and I start my day off with a coconut water, which helps quite a bit. Without coconut water, I’m not sure what I’d do.

  73. Jen J says:

    I like how coconut water can be used instead of sugary sports drinks to hydrate during workouts…replenishing electrolytes! YUM!!!

  74. Kiwi says:

    SWEEEEEEEEEEET! Can’t wait to try it out. I liked vita coconut water.

  75. Andy says:

    I’ve been using coconut water for about 2 years now. I find it so much better than gatorade for after-workout thirst quenching and feel so much better as well because I know there’s no artifical colors of flavors. Additionally, drink it in the morning right after I wake up and let me tell you, the sense of “becoming awake” is very magnified. It’s like you actually feel your brain becoming hydrated with those first sips.

    As I like to say, coconut water is naturally occurring Gatorade without the Gatorade junk!

  76. letmebegreat says:

    Cool! I love this stuff.

  77. Bobby says:

    I have been attending hot yoga classes for about 6 months now. At 105 degrees, my body tends to lose a lot of fluids. I take sips of coconut water between postures to re-hydrate myself quickly. It works great.
    I have not tried the Phenom brand yet, but would like to give it a shot.

  78. gam ho says:

    I always drink coconut water, but never tried this brand before. I always found that coconut water can help me dehydrate, I usually drink it after i played basketball, will try this brand and see if the taste is better or not

  79. Marisa says:

    I love PHENOM! I always drink 30 mins. From my workout, and goodness I am up! It also taste delicious:) Nothing better for anyone weight loss goals…-50lb!!

  80. Kevin H says:

    How does coconut water compare to sports drinks? I drink a 20oz sports drink that starts with a ‘G’ post workout. I know the coconut water is natural, but does it replenish as well? Thanks!

  81. Farah H says:

    I used to drink coconut water all the time because I LOVE the flavor! I honestly had no idea it had so many benefits till the recent explosion of interest in it (plus I haven’t had a coconut in literally years). Love that I see it around so much, definitely a better alernative to energy drinks (only God does it right :) __)

  82. Sue says:

    This sounds exactly like what I’ve been looking for.

  83. Matt says:

    I’m also curious about coconut water and look forward to trying it out. I’ve heard many benefits about using it. I would like to find a recovery drink that is not as sweet as some of the sports drinks on the market today.

  84. Pam says:

    My husband always used to tell me about coconut water and it’s benefits, but since we never used to be able to find it in our grocery store, we always used to go to some small Asian supermarket to purchase it, but I was never too confident of the brands that they sold there. But now after reading about Phenom, I know that it’s from a reputable company and can buy it with confidence.

  85. Ali says:

    The best thing about coconut water is the relatively high concentration of potassium. Your body needs a balance of sodium (from regular salt) to potassium, so drinking a regular sports drink which just has salt doesn’t help you that much. We usually have too much salt in our diet anyway.

  86. DaShaun says:

    Never tried but interested

  87. Justin says:

    Coconut water isnt just a good electrolyte replacement; it’s also a tasty drink.

  88. John Nagy says:

    I’ve seen coconut water everywhere online and in the GNC’s around Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh is their national headquaters so GNC’s are all over the place) but never really thought about trying it. I know that it can provide alot more potassium than most sports drinks can, but can lack in the sodium. some people may find that to be a bad thing because our body needs the sodium replenished, but the fact that we can get that from additional foods we eat makes up for it. Also, the sodium levels are that high because its makes it easier for the body to retain all the liquid of the sports drinks so that the nutrients can be processed, while the coconut water is natural and its easier for the body to absorb and break down the nutrients within it.

  89. DaShaun says:

    after reading this article i am more sure about trying his product and since i am always in the gym this is the perfect drink to bring plus it’s made by pepsi so what can go wrong! :)

  90. Dallas Jones says:

    Works like a champ and taste great too;)

  91. Susan says:

    Ever since I heard that coconut water helps you not be bloated during my menstrual cycle I’ve been constantly drinking it. Now that I know that it can replace energy drinks while working out, makes me want to eliminate sports drink. Very informative!

  92. vi patil says:

    The article reinforced what I knew about coconut water -rich in potassium and sodium electrolytes, which are the main electrolytes lost when you sweat during exercise or working hard…..

  93. Rebecca says:

    I have heard of coconut water, but had not really done any research into it until today. I was amazed to find out that it was extremely high in potassium and other essential electrolytes. It’s like having a natural souce of gatorade – lol :) . I was also surprised to learn that it is such a popular drink in other countries. I’m super excited to try it out and see if it helps me during my workouts.
    Thanks so much for all the great information!

  94. Willow Poli says:

    I’ve been hearing about coconut water for a while now but never tried it. I am looking for something that will keep my hydrated through my workouts. I’ve heard its much different from the taste of what you get out of the brown dried out coconuts. I’d really like to try it out!

  95. megan Benton says:

    Thank you so mUch for this free sample. I have never tried it but always heard that it was good thank you..

  96. KM says:

    Being an islander, I am used to drinking coconut water au natural. I am excited to try knowing the great health benefits that coconut water bring!

  97. richard says:

    this would be a great supplement after a long run!

  98. Carisa West says:

    I have recently heard about this product and would love to try it!

  99. Beth says:

    I also had never heard of coconut water until today. Very interesting, wish I would have known about it before!

  100. soledad says:

    being from a tropical Country i know the benefits of coconut water, how refreshing, healthy and of course, delicious it is… it is a source of many properties good for the body, reading that Phenom has been enhance with more properties sounds awesome, and by the way, i miss my coconut water. thank you for the free Phenom, is a great way to get us to know the product before purchasing.

  101. Ryan says:

    Sounds great, can’t wait to try it.

  102. Mital says:

    Would like to try this!!

  103. Tiffany says:

    I am in the army and I drink HYDRO every morning before physical training. It keeps me hydrated, especially during the summer, and tastes great. Water tends to get old after a while, but I love this stuff. I recommend it to all of my friends!

  104. connie says:

    hmmmm, ive never heard of this before, interesting. itll be interesting when i try it out next time i work out

  105. Abbas says:

    Coconut water is a natural healthy way to replenish the body of many nutrients. In many south east asian countries, like India, coconut water is sold directly from coconuts, that are cut in front of you. The fruit is yummy too. Not sure if the coconut water being sold in the bottles tastes like the coconut water that I have drank many times directly from the coconut.

    As for people’s questions, whether it is safe or not, it is a natural product and one of the best replenishers of energy. Take this as a tip from the millions of people who prefer it to energy or soft drinks in the South Asian countries.

  106. Jenny says:

    I would love to try something besides water that would be beneficial after a workout!

  107. Alanna says:

    I learned about the benefits of coconut water through a YouTube guru known as missglamorazzi, funny the things I learn from a simple YouTube video! . From her I learned that coconut water can purify the body from the inside out and even has electrolytes, a must for those engaging in regular work out sessions! Since then I have been trying all different sorts of Coconut Water, trying find the one with the right amount of flavor and one that I will actually enjoy drinking. In my search I have found many that I don’t like but I have never found a really good one. I really can’t wait to try this one! I have also been trying to get my dad to drink coconut water for when he does P90X instead of Gatorade. Maybe this article will convince him ^.^

  108. Chad says:

    I’m thrilled about trying this stuff. In fact, I’m going to go look for it tonight (after a few searches on where I can find it). There’s nothing I enjoy more than a good, soft beverage, and coconut is the best of all of them. Additionally, being how I’m training for the Ragnar Relay and another marathon this summer, I wouldn’t mind seeing how they do with the whole “hydration” thing.

  109. Aleena says:

    I am very excited to try the coconut water. I am the type of person that likes something with a little flavor. I can hardly drink just water. I am very excited to try your product

  110. araceli barajas says:

    wow,great i want to try this i never tried coconut water before….

  111. nic says:

    I have never had Coconut Water before but they say its amazing.

  112. nancy mason says:

    i am not familiar with coconut water although i know coconut is a very healthy natural fruit
    i am anxious to try this

  113. Smalls says:

    I drink coconut water before and after every workout. It is amazing stuff. I can’t wait to get my hands on some PhenomWater!

  114. KIKI says:

    Would love to try this coconut water…….

  115. Laura K says:

    My son is a welder and works on the road in mostly the southern states. He sweats profusely and is in constant need of re-hydrating. He purchases a lot from our local GNC and would love to try out your new Coconut re-hydrating water! Thanks

  116. Andrea Berman says:

    I think the drinking of fluids at every workout is important – I am so eager to try

  117. Janitza says:

    First time i hear about coconut water with so much benefits, but i’am very interested in trying this. Being Hispanic, I love anything that has to do with a tropical fruit. Thanks for sharing this new product with us and for the sample.

  118. keith wahl says:

    i dont know anything about this but i am addicted to freebies!!

  119. Jennifer says:

    I’ve never tried coconut water. I’m a nurse so anytime I can replace electrolytes naturally and without additives is a healthier alternative. I would even try it in my daily green smoothies as a water replacement.

  120. Victoria says:

    I am quite curious about coconut water, and I would really like to try it. With all of its benefits, I find this water really appealing.

  121. Jennifer says:

    I have just started a bootcamp this spring. I’m hoping to drop a pant size or so. I have been really good about bringing water from home but if I could have something with some flavor would be awesome. I like that this product seems like it could be a good alternative. I get nutrients replaced and I would be refreshed. Awesome!!!

  122. Steve says:

    Going back to the gym soon i cant wait to wait to try it. And include it in my routine.

  123. Holly says:

    This is the first time I have heard of coconut water! My dad would love this stuff especially because he is SUPER active and as you mentioned above, it has a lot of electrolytes.

  124. Asper Schaal says:

    The benefits of this water are amazing!

  125. Laura says:

    I have just started to read about coconut water and would like to try it after/before a workout. I’m excited to try something new!

  126. Debbie says:

    This sounds really interesting. I usually drink water before and after working out, I’m anxious to see the difference with all the added benefits of coconut water.

  127. Shireen Dial says:

    This is the first I’ve heard of it! It sounds so good, I can’t wait to give it a try!

  128. cali says:

    Coconut water is a MUST for use while exercising. Really rehydrates you, without all the chemicals in Gatorade. Go green. Use coconut water.

  129. Brenda says:

    I would love to have a sample for my hubby to try. This would be good to try after his runs in the evening. Thank you for the sample.

  130. frugal diva says:

    thanks for the info, i drink coconut milk but yet to try water

  131. Kevin says:

    As weird as this sounds, I do not enjoy drinking water at all. If you are like me it is cool to have an alternative to drink while I am working out that actually has flavor. I hope it taste good. i definetly would like to try it out

  132. Kerry says:

    Coconut Water seems to be the best of both worlds… currently I take a smart water with me during my workout,along with a fizz supplement to add into the water for added electrolytes. However, I have been reading up on how to make sure you get the best workout (i.e best after workout snacks etc) so I have been eating a banana afterwards to ensure I get enough potassium. It is great to see CoconutWater has all 3! I can use one product versus the 3 I am using now!!!!

  133. Kit Kniegge says:

    With all these electrolites on Phenom I wonder if it could replace my gatorade drinking habbits. It also looks and sounds delicious.

  134. Carrie N says:

    I’d never considered this before. Interesting.

  135. Rebecca says:

    I never drink Gatorade and such because I HATE to use my calories for drinks! I tried a Naked juice that’s base was coconut water and LOVED it! Way less calories but delicious. I’m not a big fan of coconut meat, but water/milk from it is great! :) I’ve seen coconut water popping up at stores and would love to try it out!

  136. Daniel says:

    This blog makes me curious about phenomwater!

  137. sarah rodriguez says:

    This sounds great! I just started a new workout because I would get the same thing as what bob was saying with the dizziness. With all of the benefits combined with my new workout I can really see some positive things happening, not to mention 7 different ones! I love to have choices and with 7 different ones I may just have to have one for each day of the week! Thanks so much for sharing free samples of this coconut water!

  138. jordan says:

    I’ve been wanting to try this phenom drink for a while. I enjoy drinks that can give me energy and regulate my high metabolism so that I dont always feel hungry. This product should be really good.

  139. Chantal says:

    Interesting… It sounds like a healthy alternative to sports drinks, but does it taste good? The idea of blueberry coconut water seems odd, but i’ll try anything once. Besides, it can’t be worse than cola

  140. Danyell Gingell says:

    I have actually never tried Phenom Coconut Water. I would love to try it. I be the flavor is really good. I have recently started working out and drinking nothing but water this would be a great way for me to mix up the drinks instead of just drinking water which can be a little boring. I would love to sample this. Thanks again

  141. Iryna says:

    Le t me try it!

  142. Kathy Santos says:

    Coconut water helps flatten my tummy!

  143. Chris says:

    I’ve been hearing more and more about coconut water, but haven’t been able to find it too easily. Glad I found this site.

  144. Veronica says:

    I usually drink plain water or water mixed with crystal light and I do not enjoy it nor does it help me to push through my workouts. I would love to try something new, healthy and refreshing for my workouts. Thanks!!

  145. jim says:

    I need fluids after a workout. Sometimes water is not enough. I hear coconut is good for you. Would love to try coconut water. I’m 42 and need the minerals.

  146. Dave says:

    It’s weird. They say you shouldn’t drink water before you exercise, yet drinking it while you exercise it fine?

  147. erica coker says:

    this is an interesting article. Hadn’t heard of the benefits of coconut water before now. would definitely love to try some after or before a workout. thanks.

  148. jennifer says:

    i think i might enjoy this while excercising cant wait to get free sample

  149. amy says:

    i like drinking water but always looking for a change.

  150. Joy says:

    Are their any added vitamins and minerals to this coconut water? Also, seeings how it has all of this awesome health benefits, are there any prescription of over-the-counter medicines that may react negatively to it? Thanks!

  151. laura says:

    I did not know the benifits of drinking your water while excersising…..I would love to try it out!!

  152. KATHY CHAFFEE says:

    I would like to try this product. Im so tired of flavored drinks being filled with artificial sweetners. I am always looking for something that is healthy and tastes great.

  153. john says:

    I always drink water at the gym. I would like to try coconut water. might change things up.

  154. susan says:

    I don’t know anything about this product but am excited to try it

  155. Chris Dobbs says:

    This is a really cool article. I didn’t know coconut water had such amazing properties. I hope I get to try it. I shop at GNC all the time!

  156. Aubrey says:

    I love coconut water

  157. Melanie says:

    I have not heard of coconut water before. I would love to try it, coconut is one of my favorite flavors. I have questions though. Is this beverage carbonated? What about sugar content? I don’t drink sodas and agree with the above about Gatorade being ‘salty’ tasting. How fabulous to get such benefits from just drinking water!! Load me up!

  158. Susanna says:

    I’m not usually a big fan of coconuts so trying this will be a good test. Hope I like it!

  159. Russ says:

    Did not realize all the benefits of coconut water, would definitely be nice to try it. I usually drink wheatgrass juice to detox.

  160. Elta says:

    my Jamaican husband has been trying to convince me that Coconut water is awesome… not just for taste, but for health as well. Now this has additional nutrients. Can’t wait to try it and share some with him as well!

  161. Tara says:

    Would this be recommended for those who have specific dietary intake (high blood pressure, diabetes, etc)

  162. Marilyn McKenzie says:

    I am a huge exercise buff and I have heard tons about the benefits of drinking coconut water! I have been wanting to try it for a while, but have not known where I could get it. I would LOVE a free sample of it and can’t wait to see how it aids me in my workouts! thanks so much!!!

  163. Dina says:

    I love coconut water and I am always trying new ones, I would like to find one not too sweet and at a fair price.

  164. Ravi says:

    I’ve started working out recently and i’m drinking electrolytes and protein drinks to rehydrate and increase the muscle stregnth and build up. I’d definitely tro to add this to my diet to see the results.

  165. Jessa says:

    Thanks for the tips! I would love to try something other than plain water and any little powder pack.

  166. Pat says:

    sounds great … will try it after a run!

  167. Bobby says:

    A friend of mine swears by coconut water, especially after workouts. I’ve been wondering about the science behind it, and the info this site makes me really want to try it.

  168. Kelly YOng says:

    I have heard people at the gym talking about coconut water and how its better then gatorade or any other sports drink i havent personally tried it yet but i have been looking into trying it hearing from everyone makes it sounds like it is really worth trying after a long workout or run!

  169. NicoleK says:

    I use coconut milk when cooking, and love coconut in general- I am so excited to try this coconut water when hiking next month!

  170. Nina says:

    A delicious drink and it hydrates…more than a woman can ask for. Thank you.

  171. Alexis says:

    I’m training for my first marathon and I’ve been using coconut water on my long runs–I like the idea that it’s natural and doesn’t have added sugar like other sports drinks do. I have found that not all coconut water is created equal though–so I’m definitely curious to find out how this brand compares to what I’ve already tried.

  172. GIL DOERING says:

    I am a big fan of real coconut water, i can’t wait to try this coconut water product.

  173. Chad Wagler says:

    Sounds like a great idea!

  174. Amy says:

    My husband loves to use coconut water during and after his workouts. I haven’t yet tried, but am looking forward to giving it a go!

  175. Jackie says:

    It sounds like something I would like to try!!

  176. Christi says:

    Great drink– replenishes much need electrolytes lost during intense workouts and also help with hydration!!

  177. Christine says:

    I’d be interested to try it and see how it makes me feel during my workout compared to water.

  178. Tieren Hawkins says:

    this really sounds like an amazing product.

  179. joshua says:

    I have been working out my whole life and I also am a trainer and you would not believe how rehydrated i feel and the gains i have gotten from this product they are just unreal its a must buy folks!!

  180. Wilson says:

    I drink Gatorade and add a packet of Emergen-C to it to help me survive my high intensity boot camp sessions. But my friends slam me for drinking it because of the high fructose corn syrup and/or high sodium content. Phenom would be a good non added sugar alternative; I’ll switch to it if it helps me get through my workouts and doesn’t cut into my wallet too much.

  181. Glenda says:

    I live in the central US and absolutely love palm/coconut trees. Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong part of the world! As much as my eyes love them, I am sure my body would love this coconut water just the same! Sounds awesome and I would love to try it. Thanks!

  182. Cori says:

    I would love to try cocnut water as an alternative to sports drinks that I use when working out at the gym or riding my bike on the trail. Plain water is boring and many sports drinks have sugar and after a while they all taste the same. Looking forward to trying something different!

  183. Joy says:

    I have just recently started an intense workout routine. Water is no longer cutting it! I am a huges fan of GNC products! I can’t wait to try the new coconut water products! Thanks for offering this freebie!

  184. elaine says:

    i just started walking 3 miles a day due to medical necessity and would love to try a bottle of coconut water that will replenish my electrolytes during my exercising i bet it tastes yum

  185. Gretchen says:

    Interesting. I’m going to give it a try. Never had coconut water before so I’m looking forward to it.

  186. Ally says:

    Lately I have been really into coconuts! I seem to see them a lot more everywhere. I don’t really like coconut shavings but I do enjoy the scent of coconut and coconut water. I heard about great benefits that it has and I’m excited to see products that helps me when I try to workout and get fit.

  187. Cori says:

    I would love to try coconut water as an alternative to sports drinks that I use when working out at the gym or riding my bike on the trail. Plain water is boring and many sports drinks have sugar and after a while they all taste the same. Looking forward to trying something different!

  188. Sandra Maginity says:

    It would replenish the electro lights and Hydrate as well .

  189. melissa bentley says:

    never heard of coconut water before. learned a lot of great interesting facts here, thanks!

  190. Catherine says:

    I think it’s great to use a natural-source of sugar and salts, since both are needed to operate the pathways used to rehydrate cells. A lot of people think they just need salt OR sugar, but in actuality both are needed in concert with water for hydration.

  191. Andrew says:

    Coconut water is also an excellent post-workout drink. It helps restore all of those electrolytes you lost while exercising, especially potassium. Additionally, the natural sugars will help increase your bodies depleted glycogen levels, which is essential to proper recovery after a workout.

  192. Brenda says:

    wow,i should really try this,it looks the the benefits of coconut water ar great.

  193. Connor says:

    I recently started drinking coconut water and I absolutely love it! My brother who is a personal trainer is recommending it to his clients!

  194. Connor says:

    Must buy!

  195. Ashley says:

    Great information! I’m starting a new workout routine on Monday, and I would like to incorperate coconut water into it :)

  196. Paul says:

    This is an interesting product. I would like to give it a try.

  197. NP says:

    Coconut and coconut water is extremely beneficial for one’s health. Fiber, good fats and vitamins all help make coconut water an excellent hydrating liquid, not to mention the yummy flavor!!

  198. Marikaye says:

    I have not heard of coconut water before today. I drink a large amt of water because I take a lot of medication. I am wondering if it would help me in that area.

  199. Alex says:

    WOW! Cannot wait to buy this.

  200. Jessica says:

    Just started working out again and this helps alot

  201. Jessica says:

    Does enjoy this as a sports drink

  202. Tina Monelli says:

    I think this will be great for my husband. He runs everyday and this will be helpful to hydrate him.

  203. Carla says:

    This is absolutely true! I recently joined a running group led by trainers who are very knowledgeable about athletics and nutrition. They suggested coconut water as a good option for pre/post workout hydration!

  204. Nathan says:

    I personally have never tried coconut water, but I have been told by multiple people that this brand is really good.

  205. JAKEF says:

    I look forward to incorporating GNC’s Phenom Coconut Water in my exercise routine!! Thanks for your tips and the offer.

  206. Lisa says:

    Just watching Coca-Cola doc last night on TV and it indicated benefits of Coconut Water. Don’t know the brand they are endorsing, but would love to try some!

  207. Patrice says:

    Looking forward to trying Phenom as I work as a Crossing Guard in South Florida and sometimes feel quite drained after standing out in the sun and heat for 2 hours! Maybe I can feel more quickly than I do after drinking large amounts of water.

  208. Jason says:

    I never realized the benefits of coconut water, Ithought it was a fad, but so many benefits, its hard to ignore.

  209. AMagby says:

    I am a lover of water….always have and always will be. Someone once told me to drink half of your body weight in ounces, of water daily! Something I strive to do daily! Althought I have never had coconut water! The benefits of it sound amazing! Never ever liked gatorade…feels like it makes me more thirsty than when I started out! I donno just me! But I am definatly sparked by the idea of coconut water! Gonna have to try it!

  210. Rebecca Mclaughlin says:

    I have major leg cramps after swimming. I am a diabetic so eating a banana is not always the best solution due to the large amount of sugar. Perhaps this would be a solution to assist with rehydration.

  211. Danielle says:

    This sounds really interesting, I have tried many different energy-exercise drinks and have had okay results. Always willing to try something new to see if it helps.

  212. BRANDY says:

    I LIKE THAT COCONUT WATER CONTAINS VITAMINS

  213. malika ruzehaji says:

    i heard this stuffs great for you and doesn’t taste icky lol, can’t wait to try!

  214. Leslie says:

    love coconut flavored drinks/water. would love to try this one! started exercising daily and this product should be great!

  215. Vandermast says:

    I absolutely love coconut water, and prefer it to any plain bottled water.

  216. Cirrus says:

    Coconut water is simply the best thirst-quenching drink if you are looking for an alternative than plain water. It is naturally sweet!

  217. Meggan says:

    I am really excited to try this product. I recently joined a gym and am curious what products are available to help boost my energy and give me a great workout!

  218. JasonF says:

    I have heard of Coconut Water before but have never tried it. This seems like a great product. I am anxious to try it out! How has it improved your workout?

  219. Sue says:

    I have just recently been reading about all the benefits of coconut water. I cannot wait to try this product and hopefully add some new nutrition to my daily workout routine!

  220. Becky Sue says:

    Hi Guys,
    Thanks for posting this. I have been wanting to try it for a long time! I am also glad that I found this blog! Have an awesome week.
    Becky Sue
    BS Cooks :)

  221. Katherine Eisenback says:

    I actually have trouble drinking anything immediately after a workout– I find that chocolate milk is too heavy and Zico (as mentioned above) is way to bitter. I don’t know– I guess coconut water would be tasty, but will it be heavy? I like the idea of extra nutrients, but I’m not sure if I could handle it directly after a workout. I know, I’m a weirdo.

  222. Sassy says:

    I would love to get to try a free phenom cocunut water.

  223. Sarah says:

    Product sounds great and full of benefits. Would love a free sample! Thanks!

  224. Debbie says:

    i have read a lot about coconut water in magazines. i like that is has more potassium than a banana. something different, something new, i’d love to try one!

  225. KELLEY OTTO says:

    This would be great to try. I just started using coconut oil in baking and cooking and love the results.

  226. Brittany says:

    I have just learned the benefits of drinking cocunut water and I drink cocunut water before my routine and on hot days when I go biking. I would love to get to try a free phenom cocunut water

  227. Brittany says:

    I’ve tried coconut water once and I absolutely loved it! The health benefits are a plus! I would love to get to try a free phenom cocunut water.

  228. Lauren says:

    This really sounds like a neat product. I get sick and tired of the same old water after my workouts. I think I’ll definitely be interested in trying this! Why not try something with better health benefits than water alone, that also tastes good?

  229. Theresa says:

    Phenom sounds good after working out now that I learned al about it! I would liketo try it please. Thank you!

  230. Emily says:

    I like the fact that it has potassium in it, as I usually try to eat a banana before my workouts to help my muscles. This way i can save time and money, banana’s spoil. :)

  231. Bonita Alley says:

    Can’t wait to try…

  232. Sherlane Zachman says:

    Coconut taste awesome but, wasn’t aware of the benefits.

  233. Debra Ray says:

    Sounds interesting and can’t wait to try following the gym..

  234. A Alley says:

    Yummy taste with benefits, what could be better.

  235. C Grier says:

    I love coconut, so this should be a home run.

  236. V Brooks says:

    Exercise and refreshing coconut, so what could be better.

  237. Livia says:

    Sound like a good alternative to plain water to go with my running routine. Would love to try one.

  238. Margaret says:

    would definitely try this instead of water – we get tired of drinking water all the time and a good alternative is hard to locate

  239. Michelle says:

    I thought this coconut water thing was a trend started by celebrities but now that I’ve read the information on your website I’m excited to try it. Can’t wait to see how it makes me feel during and after a workout!

  240. Dasha says:

    My honey loves this while he’s working out. He says it really keeps him hydrated during his workouts with his nephews at the park. When he used to drink and would have a hangover he said coconut water was a great drink the next day (next to water). I wonder how this works for pregnant women? If its just as good as drinking water instead of having a soda or juice when craving something other than water.

  241. Donte says:

    Sounds great, I try to limit myself to drinking only water but this will help when I get a sweet tooth

  242. Howard S says:

    I have taken vitamin C before and after workouts due to the benefits, but with a drink like PHENOM I could skip the supplements and have a PHENOM coconut water to take advantage of the vitamins and replenish at the same time. I look forward to trying this drink.

  243. Anita says:

    Given the many health benefits of drinking coconut water over sports drinks, why are more people not choosing to drink coconut water over less healthy alternatives?

  244. Anita says:

    I believe it has to do with the lack of awareness regarding this issue because coconut water tends to be more expensive than the alternatives.

  245. L Chiem says:

    I love coconut water. It’s pretty much natural gatorade!

  246. Jolan says:

    I have never thought of drinking coconut water before or during exercising. I usually drink water, but after reading this article i might change my mind on that. I cant wait to try some.

  247. D Judd says:

    I’ve always not liked “plain” water. I love the taste of anything coconut. I think with the great taste, it would be more appealing and contribute to me drinking more healthy water while working out.

  248. Army Blogger Wife says:

    I am a runner, and while I drink coconut water after a long run or race, I have not used it during a race. I can see the benefits of doing it, but obviously on a long race I can’t carry a ton of coconut water along with me. How does the alternating coconut water and H2O work on the body overall, or is that practice discouraged? Maybe they need to carry it at the aid stations?

  249. Mpar78 says:

    I experience severe cramping in my feet when I exercise. Instead of relying on bananas, I would like to try Phenom Coconut Water instead which would be killing 2 birds with 1 stone – to say the least. I mean, if I’m going to be drinking water during my exercise regimen plus a banana to keep my feet from cramping, I would much rather just drink the water.

  250. Kelsyh says:

    Would love to try this!

  251. Mark Marshall says:

    Sounds pretty good, I would like to try it.

  252. Adrian says:

    Just heard about this Phenom coconut water from a friend! After reading this article i am def going to try it!

  253. Michele says:

    I would like to know if this is as good as the coconut water with Mango and the others?

  254. Cassie says:

    I use coconut water during long runs because my stomach is super sensitive and can’t handle most sports drinks for anything over 5 miles, but I need those electrolytes!

  255. L Booher says:

    Sounds like a great way to stay hydrated. I can’t wait to try it!

  256. Erin says:

    I have had coconut water before and love it. I have never tried phenom coconut water before though and am very interested in trying it!

  257. Katie B says:

    I always have hydrated with water, but as I am training for a marathon I have quickly realized that plain water just isn’t replenishing me the way that I need. I am not a fan of sugary sports drinks, and I have always wanted to try coconut water to replenish all that I lost in my workout!

  258. Megs says:

    This is great to know! I am just starting back running after having a baby. It gets so hot in our region during the summer months; it will be nice to have something to drink other than plain water or high carb energy drinks!!

  259. Robberrttoo says:

    I like the thirst quenching ability of coconut water. Great product!

  260. Heather says:

    sounds perfect

  261. Cassy Elliott says:

    This product is amazing. I love using it before and after workouts and especially in the sauna! It keeps me hydrated and is actually very refreshing.

  262. Nicole says:

    I’ve drank coconut water before, but never during exercise. I’d love to try it out though because it seems like a much more natural alternative than gatorade.

  263. Katie says:

    Coconut water not only sounds delicious, but it has great health benefits also! I get dizzy sometimes during workouts, and have to stop and take a break to eat a little something and I’m thinking that maybe the problem could lie in that I am only drinking water and not something more like coconut water. I would love to try a sample and see if I notice any improvements in performance.

  264. Natalie says:

    YUM. love coconut water.

  265. Kent says:

    With no artificial flavors, preservatives or added sugars, low in calories and containing zero cholesterol, PHENOM sounds awesome plus I love coconut.

  266. Kristin says:

    I can’t wait to try it!

  267. Amanda says:

    I love coconut water already…would love to compare Phenom to the others I have tried. The pineapple punch or the pure would be right up my alley. I love it over ice after a long run in the summer (or sometimes not after a run – but just as a nice cold drink in the summer!)

  268. tonya jones says:

    Wow! I love coconut milk straight from the coconut. I am excited to try this, especially if it can replace the Gatorade style drinks that I am not a fan of.

  269. Vishal Jain says:

    Coconut water has been known for its refreshing properties since ages. Come summer time and you will find people in the tropical countries drinking the water from a young coconut (green in color). With time, it has been discovered that apart from being energizing, coconut water is associated with a large number of health benefits as well. These benefits mainly arise from the presence of a large number of vitamins (mainly B, C and D) and minerals so it is beneficial during exercise

  270. Daniel says:

    How exactly does coconut water compare to other drinks like Gatorade? I’ve had coconut drinks in the past (not this particular brand), besides tasting bad, they didn’t seem to help with anything.

  271. duy says:

    I hope these coconut drinks taste like the real thing or close to it

  272. Christine Jensen says:

    I never realized that Coconut water contained Sodium and Potassium! I am always looking for hydration alternatives (While standard sports drinks taste great, I really hate to finish a great run and come home just to drink all of the calories I just burned in the name of hydration). Thank you for the inside look into the benefits of Coconut Water as a sports hydration option!

  273. Jose says:

    Coconut water just sounds delicious. I’m getting back into the gym routine and most of “excercise” drinks taste horrible. I’ve heard that phenomwater tastes real good though. I’m looking foward to trying it.

  274. kil says:

    wow ! I want to try that

  275. kil says:

    am a runner, and while I drink coconut water after a long run or race, I have not used it during a race. I can see the benefits of doing it, but obviously on a long race I can’t carry a ton of coconut water along with me. How does the alternating coconut water and H2O work on the body overall, or is that practice discouraged? Maybe they need to carry it at the aid stations?

  276. sonnia haan says:

    I love the coconut water…i have tried others but never Phenom..it seems pretty awesome with no artificial flavours and lots of vitamins.love it

  277. Jill Will Run says:

    I frequently experience digestive distress from sugary electrolyte drinks. But when I try only using water & electrolyte pills I find that it isn’t enough to keep me fueled for long runs. It’s a tough balancing act. I’ve heard really good things about coconut water for exercise and I’ve found that I do better when I consume more natural things. I’ll have to look for this line of products (and share the results on my running blog! JillWillRun.com)

  278. mary says:

    sounds good, i want to try it!

  279. Kayla says:

    This is quite an interesting product-I already know that sports drinks, fitness waters, etc are WAY more horrible then most people realize, so aside from good ol’ H2O, it would be really nice to have something like this when I workout that has that much benefit and is different then my normal water routine.

    Thank you for the great opportunity!

  280. GD says:

    Coconut water sounds like a great replacement for sugar laden sports drinks like gatorade and powerade that will help recharge my body after a workout and give me an intense boost of electrolytes that I need. I will try using this beverage after my intense work outs and see if it helps give me more energy and switch from the higher sugar beverages!

  281. megruns says:

    A few years ago, my Cuban boyfriend introduced me to coconut water. He would pull down cans or boxes from the international foods aisle at the grocery store, telling me to try it. Back then, I wasn’t running regularly nor had coconut water become mainstream. I tried it and thought it tasted great, but didn’t really understand the added benefits of drinking it.

    Now, I’m an avid runner who’s training for a 10 mile race. When I finish a long run, the first thing I want to grab is a coconut water. It makes me feel instantly refreshed and recharged.

    To make the product last longer (it can be $$!), I usually only drink a quarter of a container in one sitting.

  282. emid says:

    I have to watch my cholesterol so knowing that this tastes great and is good for me is really cool. I love this product!

  283. Treia says:

    I have to say that I’ve passed by so many aisles of coconut water in health food stores and never really gave much thought to them. I have several friends who are runners and actually drink coconut water when they train and they’ve recommended it to me numerous times. I’m a swimmer and I workout at the gym every single day, so I would definitely say that I like to keep my body in top performance shape. After visiting this website and reading the articles about coconut water, I’m definitely now going to try and give coconut water a go! And I didn’t realize there are so many varieties/flavors. I’m actually looking forward to trying this out!

  284. Adam says:

    I’d love to try PHENOM as a supplement with my running. I’ve been using coconut water after a few key workouts for hydrating needs and am curious what this one tastes like compared to the others I’ve tried. One thing is for sure – it beats highly sweetened sports drinks!

  285. Lisa hartley says:

    I’ve been hearing about coconut water everywhere! Its a chore for me to fuel during a run, something that I can drink for energy, hydration, and electrolytes is amazing!

  286. Paul says:

    I have not drank coconut water before my work-out routine but I will most definitely give it a try. I need to try some new things.

  287. Joanna says:

    I usually drink gatordades electrolyte powder during a workout, but would love to try a more natural approach.

  288. Cindy says:

    I have tried a couple of coconut waters, I have read on your site that yours tastes great, I would love to try them!!

  289. Lorrie says:

    Thanks alot – your answer solved all my prbolmes after several days struggling

  290. Michael Gaynor says:

    This article is very informative. I would like to try it.

  291. Y'mama says:

    I want to try this product

  292. Angie says:

    I’ve never tried coconut water, but based on your article I would be intersted in trying a sample. I usually drink gatorade after a workout.

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