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A 20-year-old male asked:

Any benefits of drinking gatorade after running a few miles? or is it better to just stick to water?

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Dr. Stephen Gordon
44 years experience
Depends, sweaty?: For the occasional athlete, gatorade has too many calories, you could dilute it about 50:50 with water. If you are extremely sweaty, then the electrolytes in gatorade are beneficial to replenish what is lost in your sweat.
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