There are so many energy drinks available in the market then why is this article suggesting you homemade sports drinks? Well, do you remember those amazing tasting, shiny bright colored sports drinks you used to have in your childhood? Yes, the one that takes you back to the school’s sports field. Well, if you remember the taste of it, or if you are a consumer of sports drink till now, there is one fact that you must be aware of.
Yes, these drinks might help you by a little in gaining strength and power but the drinks have loads of sugar content that for sure is a negative aspect. This high amount of sugar in the drinks is harming your body and that is why it is important to switch to something that is safer and healthier as compared to the drinks we have available in the markets. Also, making them at home you can add or neglect any flavor depending on your choice and the energy drink will still fulfill your need which something that is not always an option available to you.
5 Homemade and Healthy Sports Drinks to Keep You Active and Going
Electrolytes are called to be the powerhouse our body and that is why it is mandatory that energy drinks contain the electrolyte. With each drop of sweat dripping out of your body, the body losses storage of electrolytes and that is how we lose our energy.
So make your own health drink and drink lots and lots of it to retain your energy supply. Keeping the body hydrated is also an important aspect and thus you have to add water, salt, sugar and other few things in your drink.
Now, are you worried about how to make these drinks at home to keep you charged up? Well, we have got you 5 amazing and easy recopies you can prepare at home in no time for your energy supply. Drink it and run on the field again just like a kid.
Scroll down to check out the recipes.
Cucumber Lime Refresher
Ingredients needed – ½ cucumber, Lime with its peel taken off, 1 ½ cups of coconut water.
Recipe – Blend cucumber and lime in the mixer then strain the mix to get the juice out of it. Now add coconut water to it. Your drink is ready.
This is one of the most chilling drinks with the goodness of cucumber, lemon, and coconut. Lemon is a great source of fighting heat out of the body and cucumber keeps body fresh while coconut hydrates the body.
Ingredients – ½ cup lime juice, 1 cup orange juice, 3 cups of water, ½ tsp salt, 3 Table sp honey.
Recipe – Take the orange juice, lime juice, and water and blend it in the mixer. Then add salt and honey to it and mix all the ingredients well.
Lime Juice and Orange Juice are great refreshers as well as they drive the heat out of the body. Loads of water in the drink keeps your body hydrated and honey instead of sugar gives strength and causes no harm to the body.
Watermelon Electrolyte Booster
Ingredients – 2 full glasses of coconut water 1 quarter of watermelon along with its seeded, and A pinch of purified Himalayan sea salt
Recipe – The recopies is very simple. Just pour all the ingredients in the mixer together, blend them finely and the drinks are ready.
Watermelon and coconut water will both keep your body hydrated while you work extremely hard on your sports field. Himalayan sea salt and the natural salt in coconut water will work as the molecules of strength for your body.
Ingredients – 4 cups of citrus herbal too, 2 to 4 tablespoon of maple syrup or honey, sea salt ¼ spoon.
Recipe – Mix all the ingredients well in a blender and then store in the freezer to chill it. Drink the chilled drink. Made of herbal this drink will refresh you up. Honey or maple syrup contains natural sugar so your body will be saved from processed sugar and the same will also provide energy to your body.
Electrolyte Sports Drink.
Ingredients – 1/2 liter of ginger water, 4 tablespoons lime juice 1 liter of water, sea salt as per your taste, stevia to taste.
Recipe – (Ginger water)
One medium size ginger, one letter of water, liquid stevia. (Ingredients)
Chop the ginger in coins. The take water in a pan and bring it to boil. Add chopped ginger in the water and boil it for about 15 minutes. Let it cool down then. Now add liquid stevia in the same. Now take the remaining ingredients and mix them up well in the blender. Keep in the freezer until it cools down.
So these were the 5 drinks we have tried and tested and then brought to you. They all work great and you can choose any according to your taste and ingredient preference. Keeping yourself hydrated is the most important part and all these drinks work on the same unfailingly. Keep drinking these homemade drinks to keep your body going even when everyone else on the field gives up.