Electrolytes maintain fluid balance, muscle contractions and healthy nerve signals. I thought it might be interesting to dig around to learn what the experts think. Evaluation teams at Sports Illustrated reported different results than the experts at Rolling Stone Magazine.
The hit list I put together is copied below. When reviewing the content, keep in mind that not all criteria is valued equally. What may be important to you in a sports drink, may be irrelevant to somebody else.
Simply identify your level of need (endurance sports, low impact, weights and resistance, other) you can quickly identify which powder will give you what your body needs to perform at its best.
Liquid I.V. Hydration Multiplier
Nuun Sports Electrolyte Drink Tablet
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING INSTITUTE
Key Nutrients Electrolyte Recovery Plus