Many sports drinks are loaded with sugar and dyes. Here are a few more natural options. When I was in college, I volunteered at the Los Angeles Marathon finish, directing the runners to the various tents.
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Depletion of the body's carbohydrate stores and dehydration are two factors that will limit prolonged exercise. Sweating is the way in which the body maintains its core temperature at 37 degrees centigrade. This results in the loss of body fluid and electrolytes minerals such as chloride, calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium and if unchecked will lead to dehydration and eventually circulatory collapse and heat stroke.
Last season, Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov was walking around Capital One Arena when he noticed the door to the visitors' locker room was not only left ajar, but unattended. Curious, Kuznetsov poked his head inside. He noticed a fridge in the corner that was stocked with bottles of something he had never seen before.
Jump to navigation. It is important to stay properly hydrated. Provided are recommendations to avoid both dehydration and overhydration.
When: Pre- or post-run and on easy runs less than an hour Why: Green tea is a stellar source of catechins, antioxidants that fight heart disease and cancer. According to research, catechins can reduce muscle damage caused by exercise and also speed recovery. A recent study found that people who had the equivalent of five cups of green tea daily for three months and exercised lost more belly fat than those who only exercised.
The thought of not having my daily Diet Coke or my morning coffee pumped full of overpriced milk and sugar freaked me out when I first realized that those were out when I was planning my first Whole Good news though! Most of them are Whole30 compliant drinks, but as with everything else, read your labels.
Anna Sillers Anna Sillers. Health and sports drinks like Vitaminwater and Naked Juice pride themselves for containing high amounts of vitamins or nutrients. But a new study finds that many of these beverages often have excessive amounts of vitamins, sometimes in harmful dosages.
Coca Cola has launched Powerade No Sugar with a multi-million dollar integrated marketing campaign, featuring extensive out-of-home and print advertising, mass sampling promotions, sport club support, PR, point of sale and online activity. Powerade No Sugar targets people currently exercising one to two times a week, a group of about six and a half million Australians. Coca Cola Australia PR Manager Sarah Kelly said the decision to come up with a sugar-free alternative was a concept strongly pushed by consumers.