Originally Posted by jonnythan
The point is that the OP was asking for advice on what to do when playing longer in hotter conditions than he's used to.
The answer is not "a couple grams of BCAAs, 3 grams of sugar, electrolytes, and a multivitamin." He doesn't need "energy," he needs fuel and liquids. Gatorade and similar drinks - those that provide electrolytes and sugars - are ideally suited for his situation. He doesn't need to spend $20 on something with effectively no actual calories and a ton of vitamins and minerals.
That makes sense to me.
I'd also suggest eating plenty of food / calories to recover and be ready for the next day.
And you don't have to be "healthy" unless you want to be. You'll be burning up whatever you eat and drink anyway.
“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation” – Plato
Last edited by r2473; 06-07-2012 at 11:17 AM.