sports drink

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A thirst-quenching beverage used in sports and related activities, to rehydrate, boost energy and replenish electrolytes lost to sweating. All sports drinks contain water, sugar, salt, potassium; some contain extras—e.g., amino acids—meant to build muscle mass

sports drink

Performance drink Sports medicine A thirst-quenching beverage used in sports-related activities, which may boost energy and/or help build muscle mass; water, sugar, salt, potassium are common to all SDs. See Hydrotherapy, Water.
Sports drink
True Isotonic drinks Replace fluid and electrolytes lost during lengthy exercise
Carbohydrate drinks Contain glucose polymers and are intended to replenish energy reserves during and after exercise
Protein drinks Amino acid drinks Commonly made of whey, a bovine milk product and are used to help recuperate fatigued or overly stressed muscles NY Times 7/12/94; C6
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While many carbohydrate drinks are often appropriate for individuals keen to enhance their performance, claims that protein can be of similar benefit are simply not supported by firm scientific evidence," the Daily Mail quoted him as saying.
Specifically, the report showed that protein drinks after aerobic activity increase the training effect after six weeks, when compared to carbohydrate drinks.
They found no evidence of any risk or benefit associated with eating or drinking, whether in studies comparing eating and drinking at will or just water with complete restriction, or in studies comparing specific foods, fluids, or carbohydrate drinks with water.
Health food stores and head shops carry products like carbohydrate drinks, detoxifying teas, shampoos and synthetic urine that promote a guarantee that drug tests for marijuana's active agent, tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, and other illicit drugs like methamphetamines and opiates will return negative.
I've been told it could be dehydration, but I drink a lot of water and carbohydrate drinks before and during my rides.
Therefore, it is most likely that the enhancement from carbohydrate drinks could be related to individual variability.
Now scientists have confirmed that as well as maintaining the same levels of energy as carbohydrate drinks, bananas also possess healthier sugars.
Nutrition is obviously vital to the success of an event like this," said Dyck, "and will contain a mix of solid foods, rehydration and isotonic drinks, liquid carbohydrate drinks and soups.
Two compared water only to encouraging the consumption of some food and fluid, and two compared water only to carbohydrate drinks during labor.
They found the carbohydrate drinks sent reward and pleasure signals to areas of the brain that were unaffected by the artificial sweeteners.
Importantly, by using non-particulate, fat-free, lactose-free protein sources, carbohydrate drinks containing medical nutrition therapy-grade protein still meet the characteristics of a 'clear' fluid.
Frances said: "They will be feeding me carbohydrate drinks and tinned peach halves and will use two boats - the larger pilot boat which I shall be following and a smaller rib alongside me for fast response safety.

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