Niezależne badanie wykazało, iż spożywanie napoi sportowych o obniżonej zawartości kalorii podczas ćwiczeń pozwoliło każdemu z 22 jego uczestników spalić średnio o 41% więcej tłuszczu, w porównaniu do przyjmowania tradycyjnych napoi sportowych opartych na węglowodanach. Badanie miało na celu wykazanie wpływu spożywania elektrolitowego napoju sportowego na szybkość utleniania tłuszczów podczas umiarkowanej intensywności ćwiczeń, w porównaniu z dostępnymi na rynku suplementami węglowodanowymi.
We often read that taking sport drinks enhances endurance, particularly for ultra-endurance events. But does the same recommendation that is given to an amateur triathlete, runner or cyclist apply to a more advanced or professional athlete? What do the top professionals do in terms of fluid and energy supply throughout events such as an Ironman Triathlon? More importantly, can the limits be pushed, leading to world class performance?
By following the High5 Advanced Nutrition Guides on the day of your next race, you could produce 15% more power and race faster, with no additional training. There have been three recent studies looking at the performance benefits of High5 2:1 fructose drinks, while following the High5 Advanced Nutrition Guides. The tests all followed a similar theme: cyclists were asked to ride for 2½ hours at moderate intensity followed by a flat out Time Trial.
By following the High5 Advanced Nutrition Guides on the day of your next event, you could ride 26% further, at the same speed, with no additional training. In a 2012 test run by independent sports scientists and featured in Cycling Weekly, cyclists were asked to ride a 60 mile Sportive as quickly as possible. If they had anything left, they were then required to continue as far as possible matching their 60 mile speed.