At some point you may have asked yourself, “Should I be drinking sports drinks when I exercise?” If you listen to commercial ads, you might think the answer is yes. Ads tell us we should all be drinking sports drinks no matter how much (or little) we exercise. That is not the full story.
While experts agree that water is the best choice before, during, and after physical activity, there are times when you might benefit from a sports drink. [1, 2] (See our partner blog for when that might be.) For those times, you can save a considerable amount of money by making your own homemade version. You […]