Easy Homemade Sports Drink Recipe

Easy Homemade Sports Drink Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credit: Food Wishes via YouTube


Instead of drinking store-bought sports drinks with artificial flavors, try making them at your home using natural flavors and fruits! This recipe by Food Wishes on YouTube is absolutely refreshing and delicious, plus, it looks and tastes the same as store-bought sports drinks. You can store this on tumblers or small bottles and bring it with you whenever you work out or even if you’re just going out to do some errands, it will help keep you refreshed and hydrated.



  • 8 cups of fresh cold water, divided
  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • ½ teaspoon of fine Himalayan pink salt
  • ¾ teaspoon of calcium magnesium powder, optional
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
  • ¾ cup of freshly squeezed orange juice, strained
  • 2 medium lemons, juiced
  • 2 medium limes, juiced


Step 1

Pour about one cup of water into a large pot or kettle, then add the sweetener or honey, salt, calcium magnesium powder, and cayenne. Place the pot on a stove over low heat, then give them a good whisk until all of the ingredients have dissolved into the water. Remove the pot from the heat and allow the mixture to return to room temperature.

How To Make Homemade Sports Drink
Image credit: Food Wishes via YouTube


Step 2

Now prepare the juice of your choice, if you’re using one with pulps, then you should strain it well making sure to press and squeeze out as much juice as possible, and your juice must be a cup or a little bit over. Add the juices to the room temperature mixture in the pot, then pour the remaining 7 cups of water, and whisk them all together until well blended.

Easy To Make Homemade Sports Drink
Image credit: Food Wishes via YouTube


*Thanks to Food Wishes via YouTube for all images used here. If you loved this recipe, then you’ll surely love his other videos too, so give his channel a visit and subscribe!

Easy Homemade Sports Drink Recipe

Don’t Miss Out! Sign up for the Latest Updates