During physical exercise the body loses a lot of fluid in the form of sweating which needs to be replaced to stop you getting tired quickly. This also speeds up the body’s recovery process – meaning your child will feel fitter and sharper quicker, the sooner they can take on board these fluids.
At junior level, you are allowed to rehydrate as often as necessary to facilitate this, so don’t be afraid to ask your manager or referee to allow some fluid during the game.
Some simple pointers will help players, young and old!
Yeah, it’s quite expensive. To save money and create a drink with very similar properties, you can simply use a weak cordial solution with water and a small pinch of salt (Yes, salt is also very important in a small dose!)[/accordion]