Hydration Blog

#Nuuntrition Twitter Chat

We recently hosted a Twitter chat with our nutrition specialist. In case you missed it, here are some of our most frequently asked questions! How do Nuun tablets differ from a powder? Our tablets are effervescent, which aids in nutrient absorption. It’s an added bonus that it’s fun to watch. Can I take in too many electrolytes if I drink Nuun on my days off? In particular, I’m worried about sodium. Too much sodium can have negative long-term effects, so we recommend limiting yourself to 2 tablets on your off days. If you find you need help staying hydrated, you can break them in half to...

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Nuun Helping Ragnarians Stay Hydrated Again!

As the official hydration partner of the Ragnar Relay Series – and Ragnar Trail Relays, too – we have a responsibility to make sure that you stay hydrated during your 200 mile adventure! As always, we’ll be on course this year serving Nuun at major exchange 6 and the finish line. Make sure to stop by and say hello, because you’ll also be able to get your limited edition Nuun/Ragnar bottle! AND we’re giving away #TeamNuun Hydration Kits to the first THREE teams that register for each race! Simply use the promo code RR15SNUUNT at checkout. After your registration is submitted, we’ll reach out to let you...

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Apply for 2015 Team Sponsorship

Nuun is now accepting applications for the Team Sponsorship program for 2015. If your sports team is looking for a hydration sponsor, now is the time to apply for sponsorship from Nuun. Nuun sponsors teams from a variety of sports: cycling, triathlon, running, adventure racing, and youth among others. There are many perks of being a Nuun sponsored team, including:

  • Discount code to share with your team.
  • Team Spotlights on Nuun’s blog and Facebook.
  • Team profile on nuun.com
  • Opportunity to get support from Nuun on your team’s special events on a case-by-case basis.
Team responsibilities:
  • Ongoing support and promotion of Nuun within your communities
  • Logo placement on jerseys and/or...

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Nuun Active vs. Nuun All Day

At Nuun, we make a range of products that all support your daily hydration needs. They are designed to help you consume more fluids throughout the day, without worrying about an excessive consumption of added sugars or calories. Our top two selling products, Nuun Active hydration and Nuun All Day, both are available in the same convenient, effervescent tablet, but they serve different functions.   Nuun Active Contains: + An optimal electrolyte profile (Na, K, Mg, Ca) + No added sugars + Electrolyte levels consistent with average sweat losses It should be used while exercising Nuun All Day Contains: + 17 vitamins & minerals + No added sugars + Nutrients for immune & bone health It...

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Q & A with Nuun Ambassador, Katie

1.) Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got into skiing. I was born and raised in a tiny town called Carrabassett Valley, Maine.  This small town is the home to Sugarloaf Ski Area which has a long legacy of being the training ground for winter sports athletes. It also boasts one of the best ski academies in the country. Weekend ski programs were cheaper than day care, and easier for my parents who worked for the academy and then for the resort while I was growing up. It was just kind of the natural progression if you were...

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2015 Nuun Ambassador Program now open for applications

The Nuun Ambassador program is now open for applications for 2015 membership! If you’re interested in representing Nuun and sharing Nuun Love take a look at the program requirements and apply. Nuun Ambassador Program Do you use Nuun regularly during training, daily activities or to stay hydrated as part of a healthy lifestyle? Are you influential in your community and willing to endorse Nuun? If so, the Nuun Ambassador program may be for you! The Nuun Ambassador program is designed for people who are passionate about staying hydrated, no matter what activity or sport they play. They are motivated, enthusiastic, and are willing to spread...

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The Benefits of Nuun All-Day

For athletes, the winter is a time to take a step back, reflect on the successes of the year and start planning for future races. Most also start to focus on building up their base and strengthening weaknesses before heading into the upcoming season. But as the seasons begin to change, and temperatures begin to drop it is also important to do all the little things to help keep your body running and healthy through the winter months. A key component to staying healthy through the winter months is maintaining proper fluid balance by staying hydrated. Consuming more water throughout the day has many benefits, but in the...

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5 Tips for Winter Hydration

Winter is coming. No, we aren’t talking about the Game of Thrones return. We are talking about the need to focus on hydration during these upcoming cooler months. (It’s more our specialty.) As fall quickly becomes winter, we often hear people say that they don’t feel thirsty or don’t have the desire to drink as much water when temperatures drop. There’s a reason for feeling this way, as cold air triggers the body to reserve heat and maintain fluid balance. When cold, your body decreases blood flow to your extremities and increases blood flow to your core. Your brain reads this core blood...

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Prepped, Ready & Hydrated Kara Takes NYC

This Sunday, Kara Goucher will compete in the TCS New York City Marathon. We will be live tweeting her race on Sunday morning. BONUS: In preparation for an exciting race weekend, we got to chat with Kara about all things NYC marathon. Enjoy! [caption id="attachment_4057" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Kara Goucher 2014 Philly Rock n Roll Half Marathon, photo via our friend Oiselle[/caption] How are you feeling as you about to head into the TCS New York City Marathon? I feel great.  I feel healthy and excited.  I know that I am not in the best shape of my career, but I am healthy and I have...

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The Four Secrets of Ironman Success

A Nuun Ambassador since 2013, Jennifer Schaffner is currently preparing for the Ironman World Championships in Kona, which will be her ninth Ironman since 2010 and her second trip to the Ironman World Championships. When not training, Jennifer practices law and spends time with her husband and nine year old twins. Jennifer lives in the foothills west of Denver. The Four Secrets of Ironman Success By: Jennifer Schaffner                             With the Ironman World Championships quickly approaching, I thought I would share my personal secrets to a successful Ironman performance. Whether you are tackling 140.6 for the first time or gunning for a Kona slot, I think the keys to a successful race are the same. Those “secrets”...

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