SUP Tips: Staying Hydrated with Connor Baxter

This week’s handy infographic SUP Tips: Staying Hydrated with World Champion Connor Baxter will prevent dehydration in Stand Up Paddling (SUP) races and ensure your race at your peak performance.

 

BEFORE PADDLE

Drink ~500ml of water from around 2 hours prior to heavy exercise

 

DURING PADDLE

Drink small amounts frequently ~ 400-1000ml in every hour

 

AFTER PADDLE

Drink another 250ml of water and use rehydration supplements within 30 mins of exercise.

 

PRO TIP

Add Chia seeds pre-race to a 1.5l bottle 3hrs pre-race. For long workout durations in conditions with high heat & humidity, Chia seeds offer a great way to prolong hydration!