Now that we are full-swing into racing season, many endurance athletes are preparing for their big event of the year. Often times, unless one is lucky enough to live in a place like Boulder, CO, that big event involves some type of travel.
If you live in a place that experiences large temperature fluctuations throughout the year, you should be familiar with the impacts climate has on your physical performance.
Many physiological processes depend on certain electrolytes, including sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium. In this blog post, we delve into the importance of potassium to exercise performance.
Many SaltStick customers participate in endurance sports and recognize that electrolyte-replacement is a key part of performance. Perhaps less known is that hydration is equally important to team sport athletes.
As the temperature heats up, a familiar element of summer training is returning: sweat. In this blog post, we examine the science behind sweat rates in athletes, as well as the implications to your nutrition routine.
Today marks the first full day of spring, and with the change in season, you will have the opportunity for more outdoor workouts, later days and best of all — spring foods.
High levels of thirst plague endurance athletes who commonly exercise in the heat and humidity for several hours a day. However, hydration can be a tricky thing, and it can sometimes seem as if your thirst never goes away – despite frequent urination.
In our last blog post, we listed seven benefits you can derive from winter workouts, ranging from a cardiovascular workout to increased mental toughness. Sometimes, just knowing about the benefits is enough to get out the door in February. Other times, you need an extra push.
In light of recent announcements related to two professional triathletes who tested positive for banned substances, we want to reassure our customers and athletes that SaltStick products have been banned-substance-free since our start, more than 10 years ago. Earlier in February, two professional triathletes announced they had tested positive for ostarine, a banned substance under …
While heading outdoors in the subfreezing temperatures may sound like the last thing you’d want to do after a long day at the office or first thing in the pre-dawn morning, there are several reasons you should push a little harder this winter.