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Thread: Energy Drink? Beer?
04-03-2007, 06:04 PM #35Originally Posted by SystemicAnomaly
Be careful with those sugar alcohols... Too much and they are basically laxatives.... Badminton woul be bad if you needed toilets breaks all the time !
04-03-2007, 06:39 PM #36
Also the medics can correct me if i am wrong, but i seem to remember that once exercise has started insulin secretion is greatly reduced and thus High GI/GL carbs dont have a large effect on blood sugar levels.
04-03-2007, 07:07 PM #37Originally Posted by Double_Player
04-04-2007, 04:56 AM #38Originally Posted by DarrenHart
Found out recently that Xylitol, which is excellent for dental health, can cause a noticable amt of intestinal gas if ingested in sufficient quantities. For this reason some ppl have switched to Erythritol which appears to have many of the dental health benefits of xylitol w/o the gassy-ness.
Am also looking into Glycerol (glycerine) which is used by some endurance athletes to counteract dehydration by "glycerol loading" before an event. However glycerol should never be consumed undiluted, as unhydrated glycerol will draw water (away) from tissues (where it is often needed).
Last edited by SystemicAnomaly; 04-04-2007 at 04:59 AM.
04-04-2007, 06:22 AM #39
I have read something about glycerol also, apparently useful for marathon runners etc in high temp/humidity races as it allows them to hold extra water in their system.
With the extra water also comes extra weight though and it can cause mild intestinal discomfort so the benefits way not outweigh the problems.
All very interesting though.
06-17-2007, 12:43 PM #40
06-17-2007, 03:59 PM #41
i drink water or if i have money on me gatorade ... none of that ... powerade and "homeade" stuff for me... i wonder does being drunk make u play better...
P.S how does powerade taste like compared to gatorade ... ?
06-17-2007, 04:41 PM #42
Despite my member-name.. I must admit its mostly water for me... Sometimes during long workout or many matches, i have some isotonic sports drinks.. and often a "gainer" (carbs+protein drink) after training..
06-19-2007, 01:34 AM #43
Water for me.
Cheaper in longer run
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