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Hydration plays a vital role in ultra-endurance sports. For ultra-athletes, needs are increased by water loss through sweat. Let's find out how to prevent dehydration and maximize performance. Why do ultra-athletes need to hydrate? The body requires water for a multitude of reasons and functions.
Why are electrolytes so important for athletes? Can they really contribute to sports performance? In this post, we analyze the role of electrolytes in the context of ultra-endurance sports.
What is the real role of protein in athletes? How much protein should you consume as an ultra-athlete? We will answer all these questions in this blog post. 
Glycogen overload is a familiar term for people who practice endurance sports. What is it really? It optimizes the body's energy reserves to help you be at the peak of your performance! It must be carried out with care and precision to be fully effective and is useful for long-distance races.
What to eat for carbohydrate loading, how to train your stomach for race day, how many calories to take in per hour, how to manage your caffeine intake? Our professional athletes answer all these questions.
A poor nutrition plan is one of the main reasons of DNF (do not finish)  during an ultra endurance race. Therefore nutrition is as important as the physical and mental preparation. We asked our pro athletes their nutrition secrets for ultra distance and here are their answers...
Our ambassador Marianne Hogan reveals her top 5 nutrition tips before racing the Western States Endurance Run 100 Miles in the United States.

Unsurprisingly, the distribution or ratios of nutrients will affect your body’s functioning and performance. This is because, although all the nutrients are interconnected, the breakdown products of these nutrients have different efficiencies in providing your body energy. 

Athletes often hear the 4:1 carbohydrate:protein ratio while looking at sports snacks or meals. This is typically the ratio suggested to maximize endurance performance and can help to recover muscle glycogen stores and muscle rebuilding. If you are curious to understand why, read more to find out!

Are you getting ready to run your marathon? Our Ambassador Dayna Pidhoresky is here with her 3 top tips to help you prep for the big day. Dayna Pidhoresky raced at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic with Team Canada. Se won the 2022 BMO Vancouver Marathon breaking the course record.
Näak's Ultra Energy™ science was developed to meet the specific needs of ultra endurance Athletes. The idea is simple: the ingestion of a few macronutrients such as carbohydrates and electrolytes is not enough after a few hours of effort, you need a complete approach to perform further and longer. A BLEND OF NATURAL IN

Reid Burrows writes, runs and loves. And overall he drinks coffee!
In his article, discover our coffee-loving ambassador who will never go on an adventure without his coffee beans.

Every athlete knows how important nutrients are for both their lifestyle and training program. Protein is a key nutrient that is called a macronutrient because your body needs it in large amounts. Other macronutrients include carbohydrates and fat

In this article, we cover functions of protein in the body, the difference between complete and incomplete protein sources and the importance of complete protein for endurance athletes. 

An unfortunate part of being an athlete is eventually dealing with injuries or sick days. We know how it feels, and to help you recover from your injuries as quickly as possible, we've put together these 5 nutrition tips to help you recover through injury, or illness.

From your caloric intake, to managing inflammation, find the best way to manage your injury and come back stronger.

With our newest launch of Näak ULTRA ENERGY™ bars, we wanted to highlight their benefits in endurance sports.

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