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Coconut Citrus Sports Drink

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Coconut Citrus Sports Drink



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

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Nutrition planning is integral to achieving your optimal athletic performance. Gazelle Nutrition Lab delivers one-on-one or group nutrition counselling and consulting to both recreational and high-performance athletes. In addition, the Gazelle Blog is a free resource for healthy recipes and health tips. Have questions? We’d love to hear from you! Get in touch!

Ashley Leone

Ashley is a Sports Dietitian and Owner of Gazelle Nutrition Lab. Ashley provides nutrition advice and plans to athletes and everyday active people alike. Her goal is to help fuel your inner athlete and put good sense back into eating. Ashley is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable nutrition specialist with over 20 years of experience.

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