Screw Gatorade, Make Your Own Sports Drink
Most of you probably already know the importance of drinking a sports drink after a long ride. It is very important to restore those electrolytes and carbohydrates that your body desires after a good workout. The only problem is, if you enjoy a long daily ride, name brand sports drinks can get rather expensive. Here is a list of sports drink recipes you can make on your own.
- 1 can orange juice
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/2 teaspoon lite salt
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 10 tbs. sugar (5/8 cups or 120 grams)
- .75 tsp Morton Lite salt (4.2 grams)
- 1 package of Coolaid mix for flavor
- Water to make 2 liters
As you can see, making your own version of Gatorade is pretty easy. The ingredients are mostly items that you already have around the house, making these recipes a very cheap alternative to expensive sports drinks.