Are Sports Drinks Needed on Training Runs?
Sports drinks are flavored beverages. They contain carbohydrates in the form of sugar. Along with containing sugar, they contain electrolytes and minerals, nutrients, and vitamins. When you run, you sweat a lot. This process leads to the depletion of your glycogen stores. This leads to a loss of electrolytes from your body. So, are sports drinks a good way to replenish your electrolytes during your runs? Let’s find out in this video by Meghna Tiwatia, our nutrition coach.