• What should be in your sports drink: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Water is generally the best way to replace lost fluids. But if you're exercising or training for more than 60 minutes, a sports drink can deliver important nutrients to help maintain your body’s electrolyte balance. “This is really important for people who are training for a longer event,” says Mayo Clinic sports dietitian Erica Goldstein. “People who are running, cycling or swimming for multiple hours at a time should choose a sports beverage carefully.” In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Goldstein explains what to look for when choosing sports drinks.

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What Should be in Your Sports Drink

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