Well, now we know. As published in the British Medical Journal. BMJ. A few days ago I posted a bit about sports drinks, this is a followup to that post.
Sports drinks are increasingly regarded as an essential adjunct for anyone doing exercise, but the evidence for this view is lacking. Deborah Cohen investigates the links between the sports drinks industry and academia that have helped market the science of hydration
It’s a rather lengthy read, but worth it if you train hard.