14 12, 2011

Pros and Cons of Energy Gels

Carbohydrates are condensed into gels that provide energy for exercise and promote recovery and these are convenient to consume and the energy provided is immediate. Energy gels are used by endurance athletes such as cyclists and runners. While exercising for hours, these athletes need to consume fuel for energy and [...]

14 12, 2011

Alternatives to Sports Drinks

Sports drinks are not just consumed by athletes but the general population may drink them because they taste nice or because they need additional energy, but they could contain excess calories that will be burnt off by the athletes and turned to fat on the sedentary person. Although these drinks [...]

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