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Snacking Tips: Snacks for Peak Performers

  By posted Apr 30th 2012
Diet & Fitness

 

No#1 Sports drink for peak performers. Sports drinks are made up of water, salt, electrolytes, glucose or glucose polymers and fructose. Glucose and salt increase the absorbability or uptake of water in the body. The absorption of plain water as compared to sports drinks is less and therefore, sports drinks improve hydration.

Orange squash with a little salt is a good drink for sports persons. Consuming sports drinks is beneficial for maintaining hydration, electrolyte and glucose levels. This improves performance and replenishes the glycogen stores. Water can be taken on a regular basis for flushing the system and approximately about 3 to 3.5 liters of fluids per day must be consumed.

 

 

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