Nearly half of recreational runners may be drinking too much fluid during races
Sports and energy drinks are at best unnecessary and in some cases contain substances that could be harmful to children
A cocktail of low-carb, mixed-carb sports drink with added protein leads to prolonged endurance performance in trained female athletes
“weekend warriors” and those “seeking an edge in an endurance event” face potential health risks by using high-energy drinks as they can seriously dehydrate users.
Consuming energy drinks during team sports could help young people perform better, according to a study published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology by researchers at Edinburgh University. Sports scientists found that 12-14 year olds can play for longer in team games when they drink an isotonic sports drink before and during games.
Glycogen repletion, or the replenishment of immediate muscle fuel, was just as good after whole grain cereal consumption and that some aspects of protein synthesis were actually better
Runners clutching bottles of energy drink are a common sight and it has long been known that sugary drinks and sweets can significantly improve athletes’ performance in endurance events. The question is how?