Pro Player Sports Drinks

In recent tournaments I see players with 2 sometimes 3 identical long stylish bottles. They take quick sips from each on break. I see a red liquid in one most times. Anyone know what it is?
 

Cyclone

Semi-Pro
It depends on the player. Each player has different formulations. The most common ingredients are sodium, potassium, BCAAs, glucose, and sometimes caffeine. You can make a great electrolyte drink for very cheap from Morton's Lite Salt (got this tip from the TT boards) + sugar/fruit juice + water.
 

TagUrIt

Professional
It definitely varies, I would guess that they’re using so form of electrolyte tablets though. I actually started using Nuun tablets a few months ago. They dissolve in water and have a lot less sugar than Gatorade. Whatever you choose to drink take sips not gulps.
 

Tmano

Professional
A friend of mine told me about propel by Gatorade. He loves it and no sugar and pretty cheap! I have not tried it yet though!

OPS it's about pros:oops:
 
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darkhorse

Semi-Pro
I feel like a lot of players are using Biosteel, I know Shapo does since he endorses it but I see a lot of players with something that looks very similar. I'm sure there are other formulas that are basically the same thing
 

megamind

Semi-Pro
It definitely varies, I would guess that they’re using so form of electrolyte tablets though. I actually started using Nuun tablets a few months ago. They dissolve in water and have a lot less sugar than Gatorade. Whatever you choose to drink take sips not gulps.

Why sips not gulps
 

stringertom

Bionic Poster
It’s recovery fluid similar to Gatorade. I do the same for matches.
The only similarity any of their drinks have to Gatorade/Powerade is they include about 10x the electrolyte/minerals that the two most commercially available brands offer and NONE of the HFS/sugar those brands contain. If you’re buying something premixed and ready to drink, Body Armour is much better with vitamin and coconut water content. It still doesn’t offer what the powdered super drinks can with their higher quantities of electrolytes and minerals.

Probably the best price/quality combo is Cytomax, made by the Muscle Milk manufacturer. Futures tour players would carry a big jug of this powder to mix with water before going courtside for practice and matches.

A better one is BodyFuel by ProCaps Labs. It has a great blend of vitamins, minerals and electrolyte replenishments.
 

megamind

Semi-Pro
The only similarity any of their drinks have to Gatorade/Powerade is they include about 10x the electrolyte/minerals that the two most commercially available brands offer and NONE of the HFS/sugar those brands contain. If you’re buying something premixed and ready to drink, Body Armour is much better with vitamin and coconut water content. It still doesn’t offer what the powdered super drinks can with their higher quantities of electrolytes and minerals.

Probably the best price/quality combo is Cytomax, made by the Muscle Milk manufacturer. Futures tour players would carry a big jug of this powder to mix with water before going courtside for practice and matches.

A better one is BodyFuel by ProCaps Labs. It has a great blend of vitamins, minerals and electrolyte replenishments.

U seem almost a different person when you dont use sarooshitongue
 

stringertom

Bionic Poster
I feel like a lot of players are using Biosteel, I know Shapo does since he endorses it but I see a lot of players with something that looks very similar. I'm sure there are other formulas that are basically the same thing
Biosteel is so overpriced. They tried marketing through GNC and failed miserably. But Shapo is loyal to the former Toronto Maple Leaf trainer that concocted his elixir.

Try Cytomax for best price/quality combo...proven on tennis tour for years.

Bicycle racers swear by Pacific Health Labs Accelerade and Endurox formulas for in-session and post-session recovery. Their claim is they are more effective because their formula has a bit of protein to go along with electrolytes and carbs. That reduces severity of muscle breakdown (cannibalization) during prolonged exercise.

I also like the ProCaps Labs BodyFuel with its top class blend of vitamins to fire the mineral replenishment process.
 
In recent tournaments I see players with 2 sometimes 3 identical long stylish bottles. They take quick sips from each on break. I see a red liquid in one most times. Anyone know what it is?
It is not red. It is kinda pink. It might be coconut water. You know coconut water can be pink right: https://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/pink-coconut-water-health-benefits-article

I normally drink coconut water with a little salt add to it, along with plenty of warm water, during work out.
 

stringertom

Bionic Poster

Fxanimator1

Hall of Fame
The only similarity any of their drinks have to Gatorade/Powerade is they include about 10x the electrolyte/minerals that the two most commercially available brands offer and NONE of the HFS/sugar those brands contain. If you’re buying something premixed and ready to drink, Body Armour is much better with vitamin and coconut water content. It still doesn’t offer what the powdered super drinks can with their higher quantities of electrolytes and minerals.

Probably the best price/quality combo is Cytomax, made by the Muscle Milk manufacturer. Futures tour players would carry a big jug of this powder to mix with water before going courtside for practice and matches.

A better one is BodyFuel by ProCaps Labs. It has a great blend of vitamins, minerals and electrolyte replenishments.
We use the fruit punch flavor of Cytomax and have for probably 10 years. Very good at replenishing lost vitamins and fluids, also not too loaded down with sugar.
 

rh310

Hall of Fame
I use and benefit from both of these. Used by pro athletes.


 
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