Is Powerade / Gatorade bad in large doses?

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  1. Girder_Shade

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    So at work its really hot in summer here and I drink alot of fluids but mostly sports drinks they do help hydrate much quicker than normal but are they bad if you have too much?

    I guess theres alot of sugar in them maybe?
     
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    Gatorade is almost as bad for you as ON Whey.
     
  3. toeshoes

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    Probably. They have a lot of sugar
     
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    It actually isn't a stupid question that requires a quip for an answer. Gatorade is an awesome thing, but it is loaded with sugar. It depends on how much you are drinking per day really. A cup here and there to rehydrate you after sweating your balls off is fine, but if you are the fatty over by the cooler drinking a gallon or two per day that changes things.
     
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    mix 1/4 gatorade with 3/4 water. win.
     
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    Gatorade isn't great for the teeth either. I used a gallon a day to gain weight when I needed to (obviously in addition to adding more protein/etc).
     
  8. ZeeMox

    ZeeMox Opinions are like assholes. Fuck em. OT Supporter

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    I prefer the Propel fitness waters. They taste good to me, and they're not loaded with sugar like Gatorade.
     
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    If you can read a label how the hell did you get so fat?
     
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    I mix Gatorade with equal amount water. I just think it tastes better.
     
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    :dunno:
     
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    when you take a shower, do you lift your rolls up and rub soap under them?
     
  13. toeshoes

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    I can't stand to take a shower. I use the Commando 450 and a shower chair. The Commando has a really good pressure sprayer that gets all the rolls clean. Oh, and I have a rag on a stick (lotion applicator) that I put liquid soap on. I do the soap thing first and then use the Commando 450. I come out smelling fresh as a daisy :)
     
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    if you're overweight like me you're an idiot if you drink a ton of gatorade, if you're in great shape and lean then screw it, enjoy
     
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    It's just as bad as coolaid or soda IMO, that's pretty much what it is, sugar water.
     
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    bear frankly rover i dont give a "woof

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    Isnt that made for elephants?!
     
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    If you drink to much it could cause kidney stones
     
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    just read the label for gods sake.
     
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    not bad, they have alot of simple carbs in them, lots of sugar. If you don;t care about the amounbt of callories you are taking in, who gives a shit!
     
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    I buy the powder and mix it light.
     
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    I drink a 20oz after working out with 3 scoops of xtend it it. Fucking awesome.
     
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    Nothing like getting wasted after a good workout :cool:
     
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