That “Recovery Water” Russell Wilson just made famous with the release of the long profile on him as cover boy in the latest Rolling Stone? Turns out it’s made in Tacoma.
The News Tribune colleague Craig Hill wrote 13 months ago about Tacoma-based Reliant Beverage Company launching a new bottled water “it claims will help people recover faster after workouts, decrease fatigue and make them feel better.”
“The next step in the evolution of sports recovery drinks might just be taking place in Tacoma,” Hill wrote in July 2014.
‘Reliant Beverage Company is launching a new bottled water it claims will help people recover faster after workouts, decrease fatigue and make them feel better.
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“The secret, they say, is the charge-stabilized nanobubbles.”
Hill went into defining “nanobubbles,” the ingredient in “Recovery Water” that Wilson said in the RS article allowed him to bull through a vicious blow from Green Bay’s Clay Matthews in the NFC title game and avoid a concussion.
Hill wrote: “The nanobubbles, which the company calls CSNs, are about 100,000th the size of a human hair, says Richard Watson, Reliant’s chief science officer.
“The CSNs react with the surface of cells enabling them to protect themselves against damage that can occur during exercise.”
Wilson is an investor in “Recovery Water,” which like “nanobubbles” is now trending on social media. By 9:30 Wednesday night, 15,200 tweets were about #nanobubbles.
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Wednesday must have been the biggest day in Reliant’s history, certainly in “Recovery Water’s.” And Wilson is taking notice: