nuun Tablets are a convenient way to obtain electrolytes.
Nuun tablets are easy to drop in a water bottle and
quickly dissolve to make a not-too sweet balanced electrolyte
drink. No shaking required and no powder mess. It is easy to take a tube along with you on a long run or
ride when you may need to refill along the way.
Nuun tablets come in a tough little tube that is water resistant
and perfect for carrying in your hand, jersey pocket or pack. When
traveling, it won't burst in your luggage, leaving a powdery
mess! The tube makes is easy for you take your electrolyte
drink with your when you travel for work, vacation or out of town
One tube contains 12 tablets. Nuun recommends one tablet per
16oz. of water. In our experience we add 1-2 tablets per 20-24oz
bottle depending on personal preference and individual electrolyte
Nuun tablets dissolve to make a balanced electrolyte drink but does not
contain carbohydrates for
energy and no sugar. Nuun & Company spent years
researching the levels of electrolytes needed for the product to
be absorbed quickly and to provide optimal salt balance to prevent
cramping and maximize hydration.
The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that people
who are active for more than one hour get 500mg of sodium for
every 24 ounces of water they consume. This is up to three times
the sodium that traditional sports drinks provide. In fact, some
experts believe that sodium concentrations should be
closer to the 700 to 1000 mg level. Each nuun tablet provides
360mg of sodium, plus, potassium, calcium and magnesium in
For complete nutrition
information for each flavor, please click on the
specific product links below.
Source your calories separately from your hydration
To ensure rapid absorption, nuun tablets do not contain any
carbohydrates. Ingesting drinks containing high levels of
carbohydrates can have two undesirable effects when it comes to
hydration: 1) Carbohydrates can slow the rate at which your
stomach empties and therefore delay the availability of water and
electrolytes. 2) Carbohydrates also increase the osmolality of
what you are drinking; impeding absorption beyond the stomach.
This is what contributes to the bloating feeling many long course
athletes experience. For more information please visit our blog
replenishing electrolytes and calories separately.
Please note: if you are
participating in intense exercise for more than one hour you
should consume carbohydrates to ensure that you can sustain energy
levels for working muscles. Carbohydrate energy gels, bars or
chews are effective means of providing you with the energy you