Just In: Skratch Labs’ Exercise Hydration Mix
Given the strong reader response to founder Alan Lim’s “egg test,” we figured that it would be a good idea to give Skratch Labs’ Exercise Drink Mix a go. While Lim’s video was an depiction of the dehydrating potential of too much hydration mix rather than a controlled experiment, it illustrates to Skratch’s (and others’) point that lighter drink mixes may be more effective than calorie- and electrolyte-dense alternatives.
Regardless of the details in their marketing vidoe, the proof of the drink mix is in the riding- and that’s what we intend to do. Considerably less sweet than many competitors, Skratch Labs’ Exercise Drink Mix doesn’t provide those drinks’ sugary hit- but doesn’t generate the uncomfortable (and gross) phlegm that those drinks can either. The (real!) fruit-flavored drinks’ ingredients lists are also refreshingly pronounceable- not necessarily a performance metric, but nice nonetheless. With some big desert rides on the horizon, we’re looking forward to giving it a go…