Training & Nutrition - Vitamin Water ??
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09-27-08, 09:37 PM
Anyone drink the stuff ? I hear lots of people talking about it but they arent cyclists. Personally I think its just a marketing gimmick but who knows. Opinions ??
09-27-08, 10:06 PM
I've been drinking some of them recently and thus far have been happy. I look for the ones that have at least 50% of the vitamins/minerals (some are only 10-25%). One thing to watch though is they are low calorie, so they're not going to give any energy on rides (I supplement with food/goos/sport beans). At a buck a bottle they're iffy on the budget scale.
I do use Emergen'C for electrolytes and vitamins coupled with Endurance drink powder.
09-27-08, 10:10 PM
They have a lot of added sugar. It's cheaper to drink plain water and take a vitamin pill.
09-27-08, 11:14 PM
marketing. drink all vitamin water (or lots of vitamin pills) and all you get is expensive pee. Most vitamins have to be absorbed with something with more substance than water.
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