Quick and Easy Sports Drink

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups coconut water
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Directions

1. Mix all ingredients together in a pitcher.

2. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.

Tailor the recipe to your particular needs, preferences, and tolerance.  For example, some athletes may need to add more salt or prefer lime juice to lemon.

As written, this recipe will yield approximately the same volume as a 32-oz. bottle of Gatorade and provide virtually the same amounts of calories, sodium, carbohydrates, and sugar.  The potassium in this mixture is significantly higher than in Gatorade.

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