DIY Sports Drink: Triathlete Magazine
Yes, You Can Make Your Own Sports Drink
by Matthew Kadey M.S. R.D
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Save money and have fun in the kitchen with these DIY sport drinks that are easy and tasty—and most importantly, perfect for boosting performance.
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
2 cups water
Place all the ingredients together in a water bottle and shake well. Nutrition (entire drink): 105 calories, 0 g protein, 28 g carbs, 0 g fat, 299 mg sodium Why it works: The naturally occurring simple sugars in coconut water are a great option for powering your workouts and making them taste a bit more tropical. It’s also a natural source of potassium. Coconut water powder is just a concentrated version of what you get from coconut water. The citrus adds a slight zing that will keep your taste buds happy.