We’ve all been there at some point–out in the middle of a run one minute, then limping in pain from muscle cramps the next. Up until a few years ago, the prevalent belief was that, by regularly consuming a sports drink during workouts, you could prevent muscle cramps. Yet, even after recent studies have all but debunked the theory that fluid/sodium loss through sweat is the cause of cramps, the belief still persists. So what is going on?
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