Fluid replacement and exercise stress. A brief review of studies on fluid replacement and some guidelines for the athlete.

@article{Maughan1991FluidRA,
  title={Fluid replacement and exercise stress. A brief review of studies on fluid replacement and some guidelines for the athlete.},
  author={Ronald J Maughan and Timothy David Noakes},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          16-31
        }
}
Fluid ingestion during exercise has the twin aims of providing a source of carbohydrate fuel to supplement the body's limited stores and of supplying water and electrolytes to replace the losses incurred by sweating. Increasing the carbohydrate content of drinks will increase the amount of fuel which can be supplied, but will tend to decrease the rate at which water can be made available; where provision of water is the first priority, the carbohydrate content of drinks will be low, thus… CONTINUE READING

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