"You don't want anybody walking into your house and taking a Gatorade out of your refrigerator, you've got to get in there and protect it." - Tyson Chandler, 2012 Defensive Player of the year.
Athletes actively training and competing lose water and electrolytes by sweating, and expending energy. In order to stay hydrated, athletes depend on the worlds most popular sports drink, Gatorade. It contains many electrolytes, electrolytes are essentially salts that can carry an electrical charge. It is very important to drink sports drinks before, during, and after a very intense workout when you are sweating.
What are sports drinks? Sports drinks are soft drinks designed or marketed for consumption in sporting activity or strenuous exercise, and which typically contains electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, and chloride, and a high percentage of sugar to restore energy.