POTASSIUM is a chemical element from the group of alkali metals, with the symbol K. It is an important electrolyte that is involved in many processes in the body. One of the main functions of element is to regulate the body’s water-electrolyte balance and maintain normal blood pressure. Potassium also affects the work of the heart, muscles and nervous system. In the context of sports, element is especially important for physically active people, because during intense workouts the body loses large amounts of element with sweat. Element deficiency can lead to muscle weakness, cramps and even arrhythmias.
Dosage: 500-1000 mg per day.