Worried about the Holidays and Your Paddle Training? Don’t Despair!

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The Holiday Season.  That time when we are tempted to eat too much, maybe of the wrong things, or demands on our time interfere with our training goals.  If you start to see an affect on your training, or nutrition, Amy Beausang has some...

Nutrition Review: Laird Superfood Creamers

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Laird Superfood Creamers: Surprisingly Good I didn’t want to like these. When Laird Hamilton and his wife Gabby Reese began marketing these coffee additives, I thought it was kinda gimmicky. And, I have not added cream to my coffee in years. I fancied myself a...

Hydration – What You Don’t Know About It and How That Can Help You

Watch and Listen to Coach Victoria Burgess review the importance of hydration. This overview will help you understand how to use hydration to your advantage and understand much more about how it affects your life and your paddling!

StrongRabbit: Kill Cliff Recovery Drink Review

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First of all, Kill Cliff Recovery Drink is not an “energy drink”.  This is an important distinction, and I’ll get to that later in the post. Second, I have to admit that when the Mullet asked me to write about Kill CliffTM Recovery Drink, I...

Gear Review: Skratch Labs Hydration Mix

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(image from www.skratchlabs.com) "Symptoms of hyponatremia include nausea and vomiting, headache, confusion, lethargy, fatigue, loss of appetite, restlessness and irritability, muscle weakness, spasms, or cramps, seizures, and decreased consciousness or coma." Well, thankfully, a year ago this week, I didn't end up in a coma or...

StrongRabbit Research Roundup

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Hi Mullet Readers! We’ve already made it over the mid-month hump, and I’ve found myself inspired to start a new monthly StrongRabbit feature on the Mullet. I am a nutrition and health news hound—so why not have me do the legwork to find the latest...

Staying Healthy After That Last Race

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We've been hearing lots of reports from Chattajackers who either got sick soon after completing the epic Hellwinder down the Tennessee River a week ago, or who are now starting to feeling puny. So, with the caveat that we are not medical professionals here...

Snacktacular: Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites

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I was looking for something to hold me over between meals, something to stick in a pocket when I went paddling. Somethign small, but satisfying and something healthy. Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites nailed it.  They are over 50% whole pistachios. Pistachios have less calories...

8 Do’s and Don’ts to have a BLAST this 4th of July without BLOWING it

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If you’re one of the lucky ones, you’re rapidly approaching the start to a long weekend of well-deserved Independence Day recreation and festivities. So, this week I’ll be brief and leave you with some picnic and party tactics that can help you enjoy your...

Strongrabbit: Ditch the Diet

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1.     Be your own CSI (Consumable Substance Investigator) and don’t fall for the cover stories.  Beware of potential weight loss saboteurs wrapped in green packages with front-cover labels that scream “I’m a health food!” There are many of them lurking among us. Take, for...

StrongRabbit: Keep it REAL to Lose Weight

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Hello SUP fiends and Mullet people! Last week we began our series on balancing nutrition with weight loss goals. Sooo…. Did you do your homework? If you have no idea what I’m referring to, or if the dog ate the assignment, I asked you to: 1.     Turn...

Paddle Monster’s Sports Nutrition Coach Launches Race-Specific Coaching

Victoria Burgess Sports Nutrition
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Coach Victoria Burgess has just launched 1, 2, 3, and 4 month Nutrition Plans to help you prepare for your A races. Initial consult, including goals, macros, event planning, etc. Nutrition plan to match your physical training programming up to race day Pre race nutrition...

Winter Workout Motivation: Look for the Instant Gratification!

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If you've already started looking ahead to the next paddle season or you just want to kickstart your workout strategy, Amy Beausang makes a good argument regarding motivation.  Think about focusing on the immediate benefits, not necessarily those long-term goals. "Reframe your thinking around exercise....

How to Fuel Post-Workout

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Today we have Strongrabbit, a.ka. Mrs. Mullet, a.k.a Amy Beausang, a.k.a. DJ Bomb Biscuit with the third part of her series about how to fuel pre, during, and post-workout. Read Part One here Read Part Two here ---------- Hello Mullet Monsters! (Lady Ga Ga has her “little monster”...

SUP 11 City Tour Nutrition Program with Victoria Burgess, PhD

The SUP 11 City Tour Nutrition Program with Victoria Burgess, PhD, CISSN certified Sports Nutritionist, includes: —In depth customization for nutrition based on current training plan for SUP 11 City Tour —Constant guidance in nutrition and supplementation to help increase performance up to and throughout event —Any...

Nutrition Review: Perfect Bar

Nutrition Review Perfect Bar
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No, really it is.  That's not just its name.  After stumbling onto this organic, natural protein bar, I don't think I will ever go back to any of the others I have tried in the past. Thing is, I am one of those folks who...

How to balance nutrition needs for SUP or other exercise with weight loss

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Throughout our pre- / during- / post-training series I received several requests for information on how to balance nutrition needs for SUP or other exercise with weight loss. Not everyone has racing as his or her primary goal. In fact, I’m willing to bet...

Race Week Nutrition

Steve Dullack Race Nutrition
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First of all I want to start with a disclaimer. I am not a nutritionist, I don’t have a food blog, I have never appeared on Chopped (although I am working on that) and I am certainly not a know it all. I wrote...

Gear Watch: Performance Gum

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  When you want to solve a problem in SUP, look to other  sports. They've most likely solved or have a solution that can be adapted. In this case, race performance and the use of caffeine. We've seen it in gels (GU), pre-race and race...

StrongRabbit: 5 must-have cooking tools for tasty, healthy, and idiot-proof cooking

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When I think of my favorite activities, cooking has never made the list. However, over the last few weeks, my free-lance work as a medical consultant has been a bit sluggish. This mandated some serious tightening of our dining out / take-out budget, and...

Strongrabbit: Sports Drinks and Cliff Shots and Gu’s—OH MY!

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This is a repost of Strongrabbit, a.k.a Mrs. Mullet, a.k.a DJ BombBiscuit with part two of her "What to eat before/during/after workout" series. Read part one: Pre-Workout Fuel here. ----- Yes, I am the not-so-shining example for this week’s fueling lesson. I felt it only fair since...

Resolving Produce Perplexity: Why Buy Organic Produce

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This is a repost of a topic we've been talking a lot about: Why to buy organic produce. After our trip to Oregon and our exposure to some of the freshest, most amazing produce I've ever seen, I thought it would be a great...

Clean eating while training

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Why an “in-flight” upgrade may help.  Happy October Mulletheads! Last week, we introduced six basic principles of clean eating that I believe anyone—regardless of food philosophy—can incorporate into their daily lifestyle. Soooo, all this focus on clean eating go me to thinking: if we strive to eat...

StrongRabbit: Four of My Favorite Go-To Sites for Healthy Cooking, Eating, Training, and More

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This week I’m sharing four websites that will help you live healthier, and I’m betting you’ll be adding these to your fave bookmarks. What’s your go-to site for healthy living? Share with me, please! www.thekitchn.com. Who’s it for? The Kitchn is a great basic resource...

StrongRabbit: Dirty Diet? Clean It Up!

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If you are a regular reader of the Mullet, I’m guessing you are at least slightly interested (i.e., addicted) to SUP. Last Friday, I went on my first paddle in years (a shout out to Patty aka “SUP Girl”--whose patience and chill vibe and awesome...
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