Five Key Principles of a Knockout Nutrition Plan

Five Key Principles of a Knockout Nutrition Plan

Have you prepared your endurance goals for the New Year? Learn how a well-balanced electrolyte routine could help you break through to the next level. To an endurance athlete, December may be one of the most important times of the year. The absence of available races means there is little chance for a PR, and long training sessions have usually wound down to maintenance mode. This creates a unique opportunity to reflect on the past season and develop a strategy to enhance success next year. As you consider your upcoming plans, remember that athletic performance is largely determined by three things: sufficient physical conditioning, a motivated mindset and a well-balanced nutrition plan. Great athletes maximize all three to consistently make progress. Combined, these subjects have filled entire books, and for the purposes of this article, we are limiting our focus to nutrition.   Nutrition plan fundamentals Like the factors driving...
SaltStick - Apr 06, 2021
Your complete guide to gifting SaltStick over the holidays

Your complete guide to gifting SaltStick over the holidays

Planning your holiday gifts for 2020? If you’re not sure what to get that exercise enthusiast in your life, SaltStick may be your answer. For 15 years, our products have been powering athletes of all types by helping them avoid cramps and fatigue through proper electrolyte consumption. From ultrarunners to weekday yogis, anyone who sweats for an hour or more at a time can benefit from a nutritional routine that aims to keep electrolyte levels balanced. Additionally, as many health-conscious athletes have begun to avoid sports drinks due to their high sugar and food coloring content, a clean, all-natural product like SaltStick will get the job done. Unsure of which product might be best? Use the guide below to find the perfect holiday option.   SaltStick Caps Our original and most popular product, SaltStick Caps work well for athletes of all kinds, including runners, triathletes, hikers, cyclists, yogis, CrossFit enthusiasts,...
SaltStick - Dec 04, 2020
Join our 2021 Sweater Crew!

Join our 2021 Sweater Crew!

Calling all SaltStick lovers – NOW is your time to shine! Our 2021 Sweater Crew is growing, and we want to make sure you have the chance to apply! The Sweater Crew is our diverse team of athletes and ambassadors, inspired by our commitment to breaking a sweat. This tight-knit group is meant for people who love their sports, their communities, and SaltStick. SCROLL DOWN TO APPLY! Who are we looking for? We are looking to expand our roster of athletes and ambassadors who can take SaltStick to new heights. In addition to living in the US, the requirements are simple! ATHLETES - You love getting out there and working up a sweat in any sport COMMUNITY MEMBERS - You're happiest when with your people (in-person and online) SALTSTICK FANS - You love SaltStick! You don’t need to be an Olympic-level athlete to join the team (although that wouldn’t hurt!)....
SaltStick - Nov 20, 2020
Electrolytes 101: Everything there is to know about salt, sweat and performance

Electrolytes 101: Everything there is to know about salt, sweat and performance

When it comes to athletic performance, electrolytes can be the difference between crossing the finish line as a champ, or with struggling with fatigue, cramping and nausea. These small but mighty elements—which include sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium—play a pivotal role in muscle function, blood pressure, hydration, and more. Since our start in 2006, SaltStick has remained committed to pursuing the latest scientific literature as the basis for our products. That means we’re always learning! In this article, we want to share some of the #SaltyFacts we’ve gleaned over the years, to help you improve your own athletic or lifestyle performance. Blog: How to decrease your triathlon time by 26 minutes Summary: A 2015 study in Spain demonstrated that triathletes who relied on SaltStick Caps to replace about 70% of their sodium lost through sweat performed significantly better in a medium-distance triathlon than those who only replaced about 20%. Key #SaltyFacts: 26 minutes – the...
SaltStick - Nov 13, 2020
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