Out there are many performance and recovery products for top athletes, runners, cyclists, etc – more commonly known as Endurance Supplements. Some of them might support athletes, as being formulated to increase athletic performance, stamina and endurance, some of them even allowing quicker recovery times.
Yet no one knows exactly what a “good” endurance product should be able “do”. Do they meet certain vital requirements? Here are some of the main criteria:
Being Loaded with Electrolytes such as Sodium
Electrolytes are essential for our muscles to function – they even affect pH and fluid balances in our body. After continuous sport activities and endurance performances it is important to replace lost electrolytes. The electrolyte nutrients that are most often added to athlete’s drinks are potassium and sodium.
During endurance events such as cycling, adventure racing and triathlons, inadequate repletion of sodium can lead to a dangerous condition known … Read More