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    Best Recovery Drinks during this Hot Summer - What is your Favorite

    What is your favorite Recovery Drink?

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    whole chocolate milk or skim + choc protein powder

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    Chocolate milk.

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    COLD chocolate milk.
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    I don't drink "recovery" drinks per se. I drink water and Gatorade and chocolate milk and Perpetuum and Mountain Dew, though.
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    Nyquil and vodka.

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    Water

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    Gatorade and tequila, the sportsman's margarita. Salt the rim for added electrolytes.

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    Cliff Shot is good. I need to try the COLD chocolate milk thing.

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    late afternoon ,But I'm JRA, a tourist, commuter,
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    Gin and Tonic.

    The tonic should contain quinine.

    Quinine is very effective for preventing cramps.

    The gin is effective for something, I just can't remember what...
    Last edited by ahsposo; 06-21-11 at 05:38 PM. Reason: darn sticky "m" key...

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    A bomber of my own homebrewed Bavarian Hefeweizen.

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    Ice coffee.
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    Not always, but: milk and Gatorade.

    A scoop of Gatorade powder in a tall glass of milk, mix, drink before it curdles.

    I dunno why. Sometimes coming in from a long ride that's all I can think about.

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    Grape juice.

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    For a short one hour training ride? Nothing. Just water.
    For a three hour or longer ride? I usually eat something like a PB&J. And drink more water.
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    Depends... a .5L weizen at the local biergarten after a ride or a tall mug of Hammer Recoverite at home.
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    I just got back in from almost two hours in 97F to 102F @ around 55% humidity.

    I'm having a coupla PBRs...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    Gin and Tonic.

    The tonic should contain quinine.

    Quinine is very effective for preventing craps.

    The gin is effective for something, I just can't remember what...
    I think you meant cramps! I'm partial to beer when I need something to recover, and usually just cool off outside with the rest of the water in my water bottle.

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    Summer? What is this summer thing you refer to? Hasn't really made an appearance in my neck of the woods. Couple of teaser days only. To answer the question though, water is what I prefer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
    I think you meant cramps! I'm partial to beer when I need something to recover, and usually just cool off outside with the rest of the water in my water bottle.
    Thank you! It sure is NOT effective for craps I can assure you.

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    Red or Black Cherry pop
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    ummmm Beer! Preferably something from New Belgium Brewery, or a local brew pub.

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