Need a good carb/electrolyte drink for MTB

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Re: Need a good carb/electrolyte drink for MTB

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Sun May 28, 2017 9:37 pm

water + orange juice + light salt (sodium and potassium)

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Re: Need a good carb/electrolyte drink for MTB

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Sun May 28, 2017 9:39 pm

From Yuri Elkaim:

Homemade Electrolyte Drink Recipe

500ml (16.9oz) cold water
3 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp course sea salt
lemon juice, to taste
lime juice, to taste
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Re: Need a good carb/electrolyte drink for MTB

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Sun May 28, 2017 9:40 pm

I would still go light salt

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Re: Need a good carb/electrolyte drink for MTB

Post by Ericc » Sun May 28, 2017 10:46 pm

Tailwind Nutrition - their motto is all you need, all day. It's true. I've used it exclusively for 100 miles, 24 hour races, and shorter stuff as well.
No water, or any other fuel. No issues other than having to pee more frequently but since I'm generally out in the woods...

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Re: Need a good carb/electrolyte drink for MTB

Post by Mickey O'neil » Tue May 30, 2017 2:00 pm

Thanks, fellas! Mixing coconut water and pickle juice has been working very well the past few weeks.

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