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As the weather becomes colder on the thermometer, it starts to become more onerous for athletes to keep training. It doesn’t matter whether it’s just a training run, turbo session, or a swim session, you need to pay attention to how well you hydrate.

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When people use our vial of salt, and lick the salt off their thumb it is absorbed under the tongue (sublingual). The salt gets into your blood stream in about 30 seconds, as opposed to an hour with a salt tab. Keeping your stomach out of the equation allows you to minimize the GI stress.Maximise training over winter.

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BASE Hydro combines three types of fast-acting and easily absorbed carbohydrates that maximize uptake and utilisation while reducing gastrointestinal distress. BASE Hydro’s key electrolytes ensure proper absorption of water and reduce muscle cramps. Together, this combination provides the optimal hydration source during high-intensity and/or prolonged physical activities. You’ll stay hydrated and fueled, enabling you to push farther with maximum energy. Plus its great taste and 80 calories per serving will keep you coming back for more.

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This coming Monday, January 21st, at 6:00 PM Mountain Time, 8:00 PM Eastern Time, Matt will chat with Julie Dibens on Facebook live from the BASE Performance Facebook page. Tune in for 30 minutes or so and enjoy some great history and amazing stories. If you don't know who Julie is, let me give you a little history. Rockstar athlete who grew up in the UK Amazing swimmer who crushed it at LSU in the 200 free (1:49) and 200 Back (1:59) Competed for Great Britain at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics for Triathlon XTERRA 3X World Champion - 2007,...

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Alicia has been a triathlete for more than half of her life beginning at 11 years old and turning professional at 14. She juggled academics and sport and earned a masters degree in Athletic Counseling and an undergraduate degree in Sport Psychology. Since then, Alicia has evolved into one of America’s great triathletes. She was the queen of the Olympic distance non-drafting events and winning 17 races in 2013 and 2014. She would routinely ride sub 60 minutes for 40 km! Then in 2015, she began racing IRONMAN 70.3 and has twice been the top American finisher at the IRONMAN...

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