For athletes to stay well hydrated it is recommended that they drink 1/2 to 3/4 cup every 15-20 minutes during exercise; in long endurance training or events it is helpful to use a sports drink to replenish lost fluid and sodium. Here are some options:
Cytomax contains complex carbohydrate and electrolytes. I prefer the orange because it isn't quite as bitter as the rest. Bottom line: it does the trick and keeps you moving. Calories: 100 | carbohydrate: 20gr. | sodium: 80mg. | potassium: 150mg.
Accelerade contains a 4 to 1 ratio of carbohydrate to protein to speed the movement of carbohydrate energy into the muscle, and the ideal combination of simple and complex carbohydrates for rapid and sustained energy
A performance/recovery drink. The 4 to 1 ratio of carbs to protein, Endurox® is made for after your workouts. In addition to the carbs and protein, Endurox provides all the vitamins, antioxidants, and amino acids your body needs to recover.
Gatorade is one of the best selling sports drinks. Calories: 50 | carbohydrate: 14gr. | sodium: 110mg. | potassium: 30mg .