Home > Fitness > News 03 May 2010 Water beats energy drinks Energy drinks, advertised as boosting athletic performance, are truly effective in a few endurance sports only. 0 take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Ask Fitness Expert » Join Health24 on Facebook » 10 minute bikini-ready workout Why you need strength to run Energy drinks, advertised as boosting athletic performance, are truly effective in a few endurance sports only, according to Ingo Froboese, a professor at the Health Centre of the German Sport University in Cologne. High in calories NEXT ON HEALTH24X The benefits of skipping your way through your exercise routine 2020-09-07 10:51 More: FitnessNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Newborns of moms with Covid-19 face little infection risk - study Medical Increased risk of breast cancer for teen smokers Medical Exposure to man-made chemicals influences genes controlling ageing, immune system and metabolism Medical More evidence masks slow Covid spread News Mesoglow facial: your custom treatments Medical What will it take for people to embrace a Covid vaccine? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.