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Homemade Sports Drink

This easy recipe will help replenish those lost fluids after runs over an hour:


1/4 cup (50g) sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup (60ml) hot water

1/4 cup (60ml) orange juice (not concentrate) plus 2 tablespoons lemon juice

3 1/2 (840ml) of cold water


1. In the bottom of a pitcher, dissolve the sugar and salt in the hot water

2. Add the juice and the remaining water; chill

3. Quench!


Yield: 1 Quart

Nutritional Information: 200 calories (50 cal per 8 oz), 12 g carbohydrate, 110 mg sodium

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