Episode 5 - Easy All-Natural Homebrew Sports Drink (7 Sports Drinks Myths)

Episode 5 - Easy All-Natural Homebrew Sports Drink (7 Sports Drinks Myths)

Recipe of the Week: Easy All-Natural Homebrew Sports Drink

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz. all-natural or organic lemonade or 100% juice
  • 10 oz. water
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp fine-grain salt (can be sea salt)

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients and drink ~20 oz. per hour on rides >90 minutes. To achieve full carb needs, add 1 “carb option” of about 30 grams carbs per hour.

Training <=90 minutes: Either use water, an electrolyte drink such as Nuun, or try 5 oz. lemonade, 15 oz. water, and 1/8-1/4 tsp salt.

Training >3 hours: Consider increasing the carbs in your drink by adding ~15 grams maltodextrin per 20 oz. Use a brand such as DuraCarb.


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