Homemade sports drink

Homemade sports drink

Homemade isotonic drink recipes (for 1 liter)

For exercises two hours or less

Prepare a cup of green tea (or another herbal tea, what taste you prefer). Dissolve 30-40 grams of sugar into it. Add a pinch of salt. Complete it to a liter with water. Cool it down in the refrigerator and drink within 24 hours.

You can replace tea+sugar with 50 cl of fruit juice and complete to a liter with water.

For exercises more than two hours

Prepare a cup of green tea (or another herbal tea, what taste you prefer). Dissolve 30-40 grams of sugar and 30-40 grams of maltodextrin(1) into it. Add a pinch of salt. Complete it to a liter with water. Cool it down in the refrigerator and drink within 24 hours.

You can also replace tea+sugar with 50 cl of fruit juice and complete to a liter with water.

If you use fresh fruit juice, filter it. Otherwise, it will be hard to drink from your bicycle bottle.

M. Özgür Nevres

I am a software developer, an ex-racing cyclist (at the amateur level) and a science enthusiast. Also an animal lover! I write about cycling on this website, cycling-passion.com. You can check out my social media profiles by clicking on their icons.
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