Nutrition For Warm Weather

                  Hydrate and Replace Electrolytes during Florida Summer Weather  
It is most important for athletes and cyclists to hydrate themselves and replace the electrolytes lost in heat and perspiration.  There are many performance and recovery products to choose from considering what tastes good to you, is easy on the stomach, and digests well.  Proper hydration and electrolyte replacement is 
especially important for those who

       ~ exercise for more than hour

        ~ take part in high intensity activities lasting an hour or less
        ~ regularly deplete muscle glycogen and need fast recovery
           for a workout later that day or the following day  

                                          Read Hammer Nutrition's Steve Born's excellent article on hydration.     

Skratch Labs Everyday Hydration Mix

Skratch Labs’ Everyday Hydration Mix uses just the right amount of sodium citrate—an easy-on-the-stomach, high-quality salt—to keep your fluids in balance before and after you train,as well as minimal calories. By staying hydrated, you keep your nervous system signaling properly and your muscles ready to go. The delicious yet mild flavor is made of real fruit and natural ingredients. This single-serving packet is perfect for a 16-oz bottle.


Hammer Nutrition products are a great tasting concentrated fuel source that goes down and digests easier than any other energy gel.   Choose either single-serving pouches or the cost-effective jugs for even, reliable energy.

  • Rock solid energy
  • Made with real fruit and wholesome ingredients.
  • Versatile and economical.
  • Gluten-Free and Vegan Friendly.
  • Contains no MSG.

GU Energy Gel keeps you on top of your game. These great-tasting formulas thwart physical and mental fatigue and aid in recovery after any workout. Plus, the combination of 85% complex carbohydrates and 15% simple sugars speed absorption even at race-pace intensities. And, each Gel contains natural vitamins C and E and histidine which buffers lactic acid for added speed and less muscle soreness!



Hammer's top-of-the-line fuel utilizes an all-complex-carbohydrate formula as opposed to simple sugars, for consistent, long-lasting energy that won't cause energy fluctuations or stomach distress. Its robust electrolyte profile ensures proper hydration while L-carnosine delivers superb lactic-acid buffering to reduce muscle soreness.

Enduralytes are especially helpful during hot summer cycling to replace nutrients lost in heat and to provide the energy needed for longer rides.

  •  Helps in prevention of cramping, spasms, and other heat related issues
  •  Enhanced endurance from effective, complete, balanced electrolyte replenishment
  •  Efficient absorption of nutrients eliminates upset stomach
  •  Flexible dosing provides effective electrolyte replacement for all body types under all conditions
Hammer Perpetuem

Hammer Perpetuem is a state-of-the-art fuel blend specifically formulated for use during extended training or competition. It boasts a combination of complex carbohydrates, fats and proteins to provide incredible nourishment for endurance athletes. It's easy on the stomach and quick to digest. This mix provides consistent and reliable energy. Plus, it slows down lactic acid, so your muscles feel less tired.

Clif Bars are a great-tasting, convenient source of energy for any activity. Made of healthy ingredients, such as organic rolled oats, organic roasted soybeans, organic milled flaxseed and organic soy flour, they come in 16 flavors. Eat a Clif Bar 1–2 hours before a workout or race, and you’ll avoid the sugar high and crash associated with refined ingredients and sweeteners.


Power Bar Perform drink

Power Bar 
   Perform Drinks

Power Bar Perform drink helps replenish electrolytes lost during exercise so endurance is maintained.

  • A great tasting sports beverage that meets your performance needs
  • Helps replace fluid last as sweat to maintain performance and prevent dehydration
  • Delivers carbs along with fluid and electrolytes

Pro Bar Superfood Slam is a nutritional powerhouse. Organic acai berries, pure raspberries, dark chocolate and live greens are blended together with PROBAR’s 15 signature whole food ingredients for a bar that is good for you and tastes SUPER.



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Sport Beans

A quick and easy way to get nutrition during exercise in the heat.  Sport Beans taste great and give energy, too.