Foamy Grossness


Recent research states that optimal recovery is enhanced through adequate nutrition. The ratio of carbohydrates to protein is best when 4:1 and also consumed within the first 15 minutes of the workout, race, lift, etc. While this is not an add for Accelerade, they have done a marvelous job at making a delicious and consumable drink that has this ratio. Yet, that much science in a sports drink makes the price somewhat expensive if you want to drink it all the time.
This is where the mad scientist in me comes out. I decided to experiment last night with two easy forms of carbohydrates and proteins. Powdered Gatorade and dried Milk. So here is the recipe I concocted with my undergraduate math degree.

1/3 cup = 1 serving of dried Milk which has 8 grams of protein and 12 carbs.

1 tbsp of powdered Gatorade (blue frost kind) has 13 carbs.

So in order to achieve the right amount protein to carbs, 8:32. I utilised 1/3 cup of dried Milk and 1.5 tbsp of Gatorade.

The result, as you can tell by the title, was foamy grossness. My roommates thoroughly enjoyed this experiment and loved the faces I made during the consumption process. As with all experiments, if at first you don’t succeed, make more foamy grossness.
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Chad Williams

Chad Williams

Chad is a former D1 Track & Field coach. He was a 3x All-American in the decathlon and is certified as a Level 2 Jumps coach by USATF.
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