Knowing your sports drinks

Knowing your sports drinks

We all see the fancy drinks on shop & supermarket selves but do you know the difference between hypotonic to isotonic?

Sports drinks are designed to leave the stomach quick and replenish electrolytes

  • Hypotonic These are designed before the event as the slowly release the electrolytes into the bodies system,
  • Isotonic These are for during the event as they feed the bodies system making and maintaining the electrolytes throughout the event.
  • Hypertonic these are designed for after the event giving you and your body a replenishment of electrolytes, replacing any lost.

Why not follow the simple recipe for making your own sports drink. Isotonic recipe

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