This post was originally published on October 17, 2016, and updated on June 7, 2022.
Energize your coconut water with this simple and delicious sports drink recipe! Enjoy this sports drink during exercise lasting longer than an hour or, as to rehydrate post-workout.
Sports drinks are the answer when you are looking to quench your thirst during a long training session. Water is enough for low-intensity or short workouts but prolonged exercise, especially in hot and humid weather, calls for a little more. Check out my previous sports drink post for more facts and tips about using sports beverages and then circle back to try out this zesty recipe!
Coconut Citrus Sports Drink
Makes 3 cups
- ¾ cup Lemonade
- ¼ cup Orange juice
- 1 cup Coconut water
- ¾ cup Water
- 2 tsp. Lime juice
- 1/4 tsp. Salt
- Pour all of the ingredients into a pitcher.
- Stir to dissolve the salt.
- Chill and serve.
Nutrient Profile/ 250 ml Serving (1 c) Sports Drink
- 60 calories
- 14 g carbohydrate (6%)
- 224 mg sodium
- 250 mg potassium
Enjoy! Gazelle Nutrition Kitchen
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