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Old 05-31-14, 09:20 AM
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Also, after looking at the title of your post:

Sodium not a fuel. It, along with a host of other vitamins and minerals enable your physiology to function -- but it is not a fuel.

Do not think that replacing it will provide any energy or strength. A deficit of any of the vital nutrients will slow you down -- but none of them are energy.

Actually, the 'energy' in Gatoraid comes from all the sugar in it -- not the electrolytes. And, during a long, hard ride you will need to replace the carbs long before you need to replace electrolytes.
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