The most important function of a sports drink is to rehydrate. But a drained body also needs to restore energy and electrolytes. That's why so many athletes choose carbohydrate and electrolyte-rich sports drinks instead of water. Sodium is the primary electrolyte lost in sweat, followed by potassium. That's why both are included in sports drinks. These electrolytes can serve to enhance flavor and encourage athletes to drink more. They also promote fluid retention. The addition of carbohydrates can delay fatigue during prolonged exercise and improve performance.
But carbohydrates and electrolytes aren't the only things an athlete's body needs. Accelerade is a sports drink that contains carbohydrates and protein in a patented 4:1 ratio.
The inclusion of just the right amount of protein in Accelerade facilitates rehydration by optimizing the absorption of fluid. In 2006, researchers at St. Cloud University demonstrated that consuming Accelerade following cycling exercise significantly enhanced rehydration by 15% compared to a conventional sports drink and 40% compared to water.*
Performance by the Numbers
29% greater exercise endurance compared to a conventional sports drink
40% improvement in endurance in a subsequent workout compared to a conventional sports drink
83% less muscle damage compared to a conventional sports drink
40% better rehydration than water and 15% better than a conventional sports drink
Accelerade... it's not just a ratio, it's an advantage.
1 scoop makes 12 fl. oz.
|Accelerade Fruit Punch||2.06 Pounds||$34.99||$23.99||Save 31%||In stock|
|Accelerade Lemon Lime||2.06 Pounds||$34.99||$23.99||Save 31%||In stock|
|Accelerade Mountain Berry||2.06 Pounds||$34.99||$23.99||Save 31%||In stock|
|Accelerade Tangy Orange||2.06 Pounds||$34.99||$23.99||Save 31%||In stock|
|Accelerade Lemon Lime||4.11 Pounds||$57.99||$35.99||Save 37%||In stock|
|Accelerade Tangy Orange||4.11 Pounds||$57.99||$35.99||Save 37%||In stock|
|1 Scoop (31g) Contains:|
Protein5g Carbs21g Fat1g Calories120
Serving Price: $0.60
Protein Source: Whey
Sweeteners: Fructose, Sucrose, Trehalose (Ascend).
Order by Phone 800-338-7979 24 hours | Customer Service 800-754-8000
Information provided on this site is solely for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing of any medications or supplements. Only your healthcare provider should diagnose your healthcare problems and prescribe treatment. None of our statements or information, including health claims, articles, advertising or product information have been evaluated or approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products or ingredients referred to on this site are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Please consult your healthcare provider before starting any supplement, diet or exercise program, before taking any medications or receiving treatment, particularly if you are currently under medical care. Make sure you carefully read all product labeling and packaging prior to use. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, do not take any supplements without first consulting and obtaining the approval of your healthcare provider. California Consumers – Proposition 65 requires sellers to notify California consumers of substances that are in many foods, plants, herbs and supplements with the following warning. WARNING: These products contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.©2000-2015 Nutrition Express Corporation. All rights reserved.