Some will be familiar with civvie brands like Lucozade bottles which cost over a quid or the powdered sachets in rat packs, the question is have you ever felt any benefit in performance or recovery during exercise or intensive workouts?
Whats the instant hit solution then….since the new irn bru aint cutting it for me and ice cold lucozade tastes like sugar…..You can get some great tooth erosion from some of these sports drinks.
Sports drinks were originally developed to improve hydration and performance in athletes taking part in intense or endurance sporting events. These drinks contain relatively high amounts of carbohydrates (sugars), salt, and citric acid. These ingredients create the potential for dental...pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Isostar was good. Not sure if it is still around but I used to get a container of the dry powder and either make up he drink with water or carry the powder in a ziplok bag, then add the water to that as required. I think one bag leaked or split though. Another vote for orange juice and water with very little salt. It shouldn't taste like seawater.
There's two versions I think. The wheat beer was claimed to be isotonic. Was the clear one isotonic as well?Erdinger market their alcohol free beer as isotonic and vitamin rich. I'm not sure that necking pints of alcohol free weissbier is what was intended though.
No idea, we don't get that one round my way. The weissbier version is the one with blue ribbons, looks like this:There's two versions I think. The wheat beer was claimed to be isotonic. Was the clear one isotonic as well?
Was a study in late 1990s about beer as a post workout rehdration drink, and they came to the conclusion that a little of good quality low strength (2%) beer was better than litre of water for two reasons - it was easier to drink, and the minerals and salts helped keep the water inside you rather than flush staright back out., My gym in late 90s had a bar, and always felt better with a post workout pint of kronenburg. Can't remember last time saw a licensed bar in a gym.Erdinger market their alcohol free beer as isotonic and vitamin rich. I'm not sure that necking pints of alcohol free weissbier is what was intended though.