This is a really simple and convenient way to add more chia seeds to your diet!
The seeds will take 10-20 minutes to hydrate
You are making a real food drink with real food, so it might take a tiny bit of attention and a few extra seconds, but like anything once you've worked out your system, it will become second nature.
(After a couple of attempts I ended up using roughly this ratio to prevent the water from becoming too thick).
If you are preparing the drink for the next day: store in a cool place or the fridge overnight, ideally laying on its side (to avoid the seeds rising and blocking the neck of the bottle).
If you are going straight out for your run:happy days, as long as you continue to move, the seeds shouldn’t block the neck.
It’s ready to drink after 10+ minutes.
You can drink the drink straight away. The seeds will be harder at first and will continue hydrating in your stomach.
Here is a video showing how to make chia water with lemon and agave:
Top Tip: If you found yourself really up the trail without a bottle, you can just throw the seeds in your mouth and drink from a clean beck.
Thanks to the following runners who shared their knowledge and sometimes their bottles, Sarah Booth, Kelly Jackson and Tony Holland.
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