For all you cyclists out there who aren't sure of the role hydration plays while you cycle, here's an article I found at Bike Radar.com by Ben Delaney posted on February 4th of this year.
"Can different drink mixes cause your threshold power to vary by more than 10 percent and affect your internal body temperature differently? Not likely, right? That is exactly what I thought — until I participated in a test of two riding trials in identical conditions using two different types of drinks: the relatively new Osmo Active Hydration and a high-carbohydrate drink mix.
The test was conducted by Dr. Stacy Sims, Osmo Nutrition's chief research officer, and only 18 of us participated in this particular round. So — excuse the hydration pun — take the arguments with a grain of salt. But the protocol was straightforward and the results were surprising."
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