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Time to Rethink Sports Drinks? - 12WBT
There are so many sports drinks available these days, but do we really need them? What is in Sports Drinks? Sports drinks are specially formulated for people working out at high intensities for extended periods of time. These people need to replace lost fluids and electrolytes, like sodium and potassium, quickly. Sports drinks come in ready-to-drink and powdered forms. They contain a mixture of carbohydrates (or sugars – usually between six to eight percent), electrolytes, minerals and occasionally vitamins. Sports drinks can help to delay fatigue in athletes working out at high intensities by topping up blood sugar levels with …