Sports drinks for Ironman and Triathlon athletes



There are different types of powder that you mix with water Milk or Soya milk to make instant sports drinks. The list below explains what sports drinks to use.

ENERGY DRINK
This is normally a high carbohydrate drink for instant energy that is easily absorbed. Refer to instructions to mix to correct percentage to optimum performance. Depending on the temperature will affect absorption so quantity often should be reduced when it gets hotter.

ISOTONIC DRINK
A carbohydrate drink with Electrolytes. A great source for energy and can help improve performance in the heat.

PROTEIN DRINK
Designer Whey protein powder for re building muscle break down and promoting muscle growth. This type of sports drink is can benefit young and old athletes. Protein recovery, which is often a mixture of 4:1 carbohydrate and protein for recovery in the 1-4 hours after exercise.
MILK
Milk drinks are protein drinks and can speed up recovery.