Hydration Week: Drink Mixes

skratch labs hydration mix
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We're well into Hydration Week here on Distressed Mullet. We've given you several hydration pack reviewlets (and there are more to come!) Today we want to direct you to some drink options. If you're on a long paddle water is just not going to cut...

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...

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...

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...

Fuel for Paddling: Are you eating?

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It's getting HOT in here! Summer is officially on and a lot of people are doing some hardcore training for longer races in the fall. If you started paddling last summer, you are probably starting to do longer paddles this summer. The key to jumping...

StrongRabbit: Confused about juicing and blending?

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So you’ve just returned from a fresh produce buying spree eager to kick-start some seriously healthy eating this week. You’re positively beaming—feeling so good about your efforts! But then your palms break a sweat and your heart begins to race because you now have...

Expedition: Starting with some new food options from Patagonia Tsampa Soup

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I don't think I've watched a movie that's made me want to go out and buy camp food for dinner until I watched this. After seeing Jules and Louanne (SUPerGirls) come through Wrightsville Beach, NC on their expedition from NY to Key West, FL, I...

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 thrive—not survive—the holiday season

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Ah, Thanksgiving—the time to gather with family and loved ones, reflect on our blessings, watch football, and of course, partake of the season’s yummy goodness. I see Thanksgiving as the official kick-off to the holiday season. Pretty much from now until January 1, there will...

Gear Review: CamelBak 70 oz 2L Molokai Hydration Pack

Molokai CamelBak Review
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The Camelbak Molokai 70 oz hydration vest was designed specifically for kayaking or standup paddling. I bought one last year to use for long distance paddling where I needed to bring not just sufficient hydration, but also nutrition that I could access easily. When...

SUP’s Bigfoot: In-Race Nutrition for Ultra-Distance Racing

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This is Part Two in a series from Steve Dullack about ultra-distance racing. Read Part One here. ******* Ultra-long SUP races are a completely different animal than your more traditional 4-8 mile, 1-2 hour SUP race. I like those type of race as well, but I LOVE...

Nutrition Review: UB Super Supplement

UB Super Bottle
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Back in April, Scott from UB Super pressed a shaker bottle and some packets into my hand during Biathlon registration and said "Here try this." And then there was Carolina Cup and Key West and a broken leg and the pot book and I...
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