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nuuntini testing: nuun lava flow

I know I missed last month, but I'm back with a new recipe and let me tell you...it's delicious! Summer is the perfect time to treat yourself to a blended, post-run nuuntini. This strawberry coconut slushee gets a pineapple mango twist from Nuun Active Tropical, so it will rehydrate while it refreshes!

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Best of Houston

Next up on our virtual road trip, we head down to the great state of Texas! Let Team Nuun athlete ​Lindsay​ show you the best spots in Houston to workup a sweat.

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Just because Houston’s hot, doesn’t mean we don’t like to workout. Just give us some Nuun, our favorite running trails and we’ll sweat it out! If you’re looking to explore the hottest city in the south, Houston’s got you covered with trails, bike paths, parks and plenty of fitness studios.

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They’re Headed to the Big Event!

These 6 nuun athletes are headed south for the competition of their lives, but you won't hear us congratulating them in August. Here's why.

Next month, the eyes of the world will turn to the big games that only happen once every 4 years. Sports that don't get a lot of attention during the other three years, like track & field, are suddenly front and center, and it's these athletes' turn to shine. But at a time when their value is highest, they are unable to capitalize on it. Companies that don't sponsor the games, such as nuun, are unable to mention the event or the athletes' names during the blackout period. This is meant to prevent companies from capitalizing on the games, but it also effectively stops us from congratulating or wishing them "good luck" in any way publicly.

We consider each and every one of our athletes part of our nuun family, and wish we could show our support. But just because we can't, doesn't mean you can't.

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11 things we wish we’d known

Here at Hydration HQ, most of us ride. Some of us just bought our first adult bike, some of us ride to cross train, some commute by bike, and some ride a century every weekend. It's a pretty easy sport to get into - all you need is an inexpensive bike and a helmet. But looking back, there are a few things we wish we'd known back when we first started riding. Learn from our experiences for a more enjoyable (and hopefully injury free!) ride.

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Electrolyte Balance

We all know that some of the keys to hydration are: water and electrolytes. But do we really know how each of these nutrients work together to make sure you’re staying healthy and hydrated? Fluid and electrolytes levels in the body are constantly changing, you lose water and electrolytes in more ways than you think. For instance, not many people realize that through respiration (breathing via moist air being exhaled) you actually lose quite a bit of fluids (over a day’s period, even more if exercising). Through the simple act of breathing, your body can exhale an average of 20 grams of water vapor, which translates to about 400ml of fluid loss (Note: these are averages, and individual results may vary). Therefore, staying hydrated not only involves drinking water, but it also involves, consuming balanced electrolytes through fluids and food, and monitoring your ​hydration status.

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Best of Phoenix

Next up on our virtual road trip: Phoenix! We'll let Bill take it from here.

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​​Hi Nuuniverse! My name is Bill, and I am the SoPac Grocery/Drug/Supplement Sales Representative. I am a Mountain Ultra Trail runner who lives in North Phoenix. In my free time, you’ll find me in any of the area’s numerous mountains. What I love about Phoenix is it's a hotspot for anyone with an active lifestyle. Here are a few of my favorite things to do around the valley.

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Too Electrolit To Quit

Ragnar Northwest Passage is coming up this weekend, and since it's in our backyard, we're sending a team from Hydration HQ! Meet the awesome folks behind team #tooelectrolittoquit.

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up your cycling game

Whether you are a roadie just starting to log miles, a triathlete looking to better your biking discipline, or a mountain biker that is exploring new trails, we have some advice (courtesy of the elite athletes and coaches behind ​speed sherpa) to help you up your game.

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Best of San Diego

Next on our virtual road trip, we're continuing our journey south to scenic San Diego. We asked 2 SoCal Nuunies - Chris, assistant brand manager, and Angelo, field marketing specialist - to show you around their favorite city. They told us words couldn't do it justice. Instead, they've opted to show you all their favorite spots.

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the juice: berry delight

Before you blast the best of Bruce and belt out "Born in the USA," whip up the perfect red, white, and blue smoothie bowl to kick-off the celebration. The latest smoothie from Katie at The Juice is filled with beets, berries and antioxidant rich acai. Infused with Wild Berry Energy, this festive blend will leave you feeling fresh for the Fourth!

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