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Even coaches need fluid during matches
Hypotonic drinks

What are hypotonic drinks?
Hypotonic are designed to quickly replaces fluids lost through sweating. Unlike isotonic and hypertonic drinks they are low in carbohydrates.

Who are they suitable for?
They are very popular with athletes who need fluid without the boost of carbohydrate. Jockeys and gymnasts use them regularly.

When should I drink them?
The best time to drink them is after a tough exercise work out.

How do hypotonic drinks benefit me?
Hypotonic drinks can directly target the main cause of fatigue in sport - dehydration - by replacing water and energy fast.



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Isotonic
Hypertonic
Hypotonic

Hypertonic drinks
Drinks with low levels of carbohydrates which the body can easily absorb

Make your own
100ml of squash
One litre of water
Pinch of salt
Mix, cool and drink

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The Scottish Institute of Sports Medicine recomended hypotonic drinks to us because the body can absorb them very quickly
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