Slack wrote:This subject has been discussed many times before on this forum. The original post is simply designed so he can get on his orange box, as he feels he has another point to prove and squabble about.
How odd that people can post endlessly about sports drinks, but when someone questions their use and the claims made by those selling them, people get so upset.
The fact is the manufacturers can not back up their claims. I refer you once again to Dr Carl Heneghan BM, BCH, MA (Hons), MRCGP, DPhil and his papers published in the British Medical Journal.
And yes his work is relevant to endurance athletes.