...some new arrivals on our site
We’ve decided to share our space with a few like-minded companies.
Starting with a few, and adding more over time, we're building an online village for brands who build products for a lifestyle in, on and around the water.
In addition to a marketplace, we’re building a place for sharing stories. Stories that describe this shared love of the water, and the people and places that inspire us.
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August 09, 2017
There are a lot of factors to consider when you are trying to stay hydrated before, during, or after exercise. Some of the things to consider are based on individual physical needs and cannot be generalized to the entire population. There are, however, some known elements to staying hydrated. For most people, water can be sufficient for hydration but for endurance athletes, water should be supplemented with sodium to ensure they replace lost electrolytes.
July 30, 2017
By Jess Novak
Do You Really Need to Drink a Sports Drink?
Experts explain when H2O is sufficient and when we need something more.
If you've ever run a race, competed in a triathlon, or even just attended a kids' soccer game, you've seen athletes swigging bottles of neon-colored sports drinks. Grocery stores are glutted with products that come in a rainbow of flavors, from Mountain Berry Blast to Glacier Freeze, all claiming to be scientifically formulated to replace lost electrolytes and improve your performance before, during, and after exercise. But how much do you really need them during exercise?
While some studies support the idea that athletes should drink carb-heavy drinks, this idea isn't supported across the board. So we spoke with exercise scientists and medical professionals to find out if sports drinks ever really make sense (and if so, when)—or if they're nothing more than glorified sugar bombs.
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