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Sports Drinks---A Paradigm Shift

Antonio Jose PhD CSCS
Strength & Conditioning Journal: June 2005
Sports Supplements: PDF Only


Consuming traditional sports drinks are an effective means of replenishing fluid and restoring intramuscular glycogen. However, there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that the addition of protein may further augment the rate of glycogen repletion as well as promote skeletal muscle recovery and repair.

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