Did you know that carbohydrate drinks can help combat dehydration and other conditions that threaten our body when we make a prolonged time physical effort ?, The latest issue of the scientific journal of the Federation of Sports Medicine (FEMEDE) exhibits some of These conclusions and fundamental ideas to take into account. Do you want to know them ?, then read on.
The sport is, along with a healthy and balanced diet, one of the healthier habits that we carry out in our daily lives.
However, whenever we undertake a physical activity, whatever the nature, we must pay special attention to the way we practice it, so that it does not harm our body. Especially under the high temperatures typical of the summer season we take a number of precautions to deal with problems such as dehydration and therefore the loss of strength and energy of our body.
Did you know that when we embark on a long – term exercise which involves a considerable effort to drive out through sweating, a total of about two liters of liquid ?, All not to mention the loss of electrolytes. Returning to the publication of the magazine FEMEDE, supported by investigations of its president, Dr. Manonelles, highlights that replacement beverages sodium and potassium help combat dehydration .
To improve the intestinal absorption of sodium and water in addition to the physical performance of athletes necessary, explains the doctor, go for the drinks with carbohydrates combined with electrolytes.
Meanwhile, another study published in the Journal of the American College of Medicine Sport explains that after half an hour of exercise performed is as necessary to compensate for fluid loss to which our body is subjected. In fact, if that dehydration reaches more than 2%, it is vital to take fluids, although we do not have the sensation of thirst and salt more food.
This dehydration which are exposed many athletes after the completion of exercise can increase our exhaustion and fatigue , increase body temperature , the heart rate and cause the formation of muscle cramps .
Therefore, it is essential to consume beverages rich in sodium and carbohydrates , even after exercise.
And you? Do you drink this type of drinks?