Sweating results in the loss of both electrolytes (particularly sodium) and water. Orange juice, moderate salting of food in the diet, and sports drinks help replace electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, and chloride lost during sports.
In a recent article for MomsTEAM, sports nutrition expert Nancy Clark discussed the subject of over-hydration (hyponatremia). MomsTEAM's sports hydration expert weighs in with some additional thoughts.
sports moms do much more than juggle schedules and drive athletes to
and from games. Moms are
committed to going the extra mile to ensure that their kids are
well-rested, well-nourished, well-hydrated and mentally prepared to
perform at their best, both in the classroom and on the playing field. To
help your kids achieve peak performance, here's a
ten-point "game plan" to address time, nutrition and performance