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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Islamabad -- A recent, small scale study concludes that protein shakes, compared with high carbohydrate drinks, do not reduce muscle pain or speed up muscle recovery after a workout.
Following that however, a recent study has stated quite the opposite, saying that when compared to most high carbohydrate drinks, protein shakes are not effective at all when it comes to giving our muscles the hand it needs to get up and start repairing itself.
Based on the product type, the market is segmented into protein powder, Iso drink powder, capsule/tablets (creatine, BCAA and others), supplement powder, RTD protein drinks, Iso & other sports drinks, carbohydrate drinks, protein bars, carbohydrate/energy bars, and other supplements.
Effect of different carbohydrate drinks on whole body carbohydrate storage after exhaustive exercise.
Cath had to take bites of food and sips of carbohydrate drinks thrown to her by her crew from the pilot boat.
It also involves optimizing patient condition preoperatively besides reducing starvation by using carbohydrate drinks. After good surgery, there is no need for nasogastric tube.
Crew members are allowed to throw the swimmers carbohydrate drinks attached to a line every half hour.
He said: "We've tried to give them an edge in terms of supplements and protein and carbohydrate drinks.
Influence of selected carbohydrate drinks on cycling performance and glycogen use.
Effect of different carbohydrate drinks on whole body carbo hydrate storage after exhaustive exercise.
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."
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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