Hydration Blog

Nuun Kit Size Guide

We know ordering new gear online without trying it on first can be tough, so we asked the Nuun crew to pitch in! We're sharing the size we wear in our Pactimo kits as well as our height and weight to help you make an informed decision. When you're ready to place your order, you can click the links below!

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​Having fun with hydration: Keeping your kids healthy and hydrated

Staying properly hydrated is important no matter what your shape or size, even if you’re a pint-sized peanut! Most kids don’t recognize the signs of dehydration, so it’s important to keep fluids available and abundant to make sure they can rehydrate all day long. Finding ways to keep your kids excited about hydration can be tough, so we’ve put together some helpful tips to make hydration more fun!

And yes! Our products are kid-friendly made with plant-base ingredients and low amounts of sugar. A handful of our products DO contain caffeine, which Nuun does not recommended for kids.

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​Top 5 Tips for Running with Your Dog

One of the greatest pleasures of being a runner is being able to share your workout with your best 4-legged friend! Whether you’re running by trail, mountain, or road…running with your dog can help the miles fly by, or keep them dragging. Here are our top 5 helpful tips to make sure you and your pup are in it for the long-haul!

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Nuun and the Ketogenic Diet

Being a lifestyle hydration product, Nuun seeks to use and source ingredients that are clean, and inclusive of as many diets as possible. The Ketogenic (or “Keto”) diet is no exception.

The Keto diet follows the primary principles of limiting carbohydrate intake (to less than 20g or 5% of overall caloric intake per day). This diet focuses on a high-fat, and adequate protein plan to supplement the necessary nutrients and calories needed per day.

Over time, the body adapts to rely on fats for its primary source of energy (vs. carbohydrates). This shift allows the body to tap into fat stores (ketones) for energy rather than glucose. The overall goal is to reach a metabolic state of “ketosis” which is indicative of a certain level of ketones in the blood. Studies have shown that following a keto diet can aid in certain weight loss strategies and help with various body composition efforts.

So where does Nuun fit into all of this?

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​Eat Plants, Get Swole

Your guide to delicious Meatless Monday protein options!

Working protein into your weekly diet/menu doesn’t pose many challenges unless you are looking to minimize meat consumption. Thankfully, there are many options for including a healthy dose of plant-based protein in your meal. Many combinations of legumes and grains create a complete protein profile, so mix it up and keep your protein levels in check!

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The Role of Electrolytes

​All electrolytes are vital for the ongoing steady function of our bodies, but each of them individually plays a specific role in keeping our internal systems flowing. Nuun Electrolytes contains 4 essential electrolytes that keep our bodies happy, healthy and hydrated.

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Nuuntini Testing: Orange Nuunarita

Have you ever wondered what sunshine in a glass tastes like? Look no further than our latest Nuun influenced cocktail: The Orange Nuunarita!

This tasty spin on a classic margarita is a great way to treat yourself and replenish after a tough, hot workout. They are simple to make one by one, but also a great treat to make in bulk and serve from a pitcher when entertaining.

Your guests (and taste buds) will thank you!

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​Hydrating in the Heat

As the summer heats up, it’s more important than ever to prep for proper hydration. There are many ways that you can set yourself up for success when it comes to working out in the increasingly hot outdoors. Plan ahead this summer with some of our pointers below! Serious workout + Outdoor heat + Hydration prep = Good sweaty vibes!

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A Berry Berry Beet Smoothie

Berries... Beets... Battlestar Galactica.

... We mean smoothies! Our latest berrylicious smoothie recipe uses Blueberry Tangerine Immunity for the base to get the benefits of its immune-system-boosting mix of botanicals. Add in Greek yogurt for a powerful protein punch. And the folate-rich beets help round out the nutrition profile and give this smoothie it's beautiful red color!

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​Rise above the temperature: How to train WITH the heat, not against it

Hello again sunshine! Long days! Early mornings! And...heat stroke?

It’s so easy to get caught up in the excitement of summer training without taking some time to consider the adjustment period your body needs to the heat. The hot days can sneak up on us, and the truth is…running/cycling in the heat takes acclimating.

Have you ever been out for a HOT run at the beginning of the summer and not felt your “regular self” in terms of energy supplies? Welcome to the club! Thankfully, there’s a simple breakdown for that: When the sun heats up, our skin heats up with it. When our outer body is hot, our core temperature also rises, and that’s when (if not properly training and acclimated), we can run into trouble.

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