Flying & Dehydration: Your Pre-Race Hydration Strategy Starts on the Flight Over

Hello, Salis Fam -

As I write this, I’ve just touched down in Berlin, preparing to compete in the Marathon happening on Sunday. If you are one of the 55,000 athletes competing here this weekend, or in Chicago and NYC later this fall, there’s something crucial you need to think about before even lacing up your running shoes: your hydration strategy. And it starts way before you hit the starting line—it starts on your flight over.

Why Flying is a Double-Edged Sword for Athletes

Let’s face it, air travel can wreak havoc on your body, especially when you’re an athlete prepping for a marathon. Here’s why:

Low Humidity

The airplane cabin’s low humidity levels can zap the moisture from your skin and respiratory system. We're talking levels below 20%, folks, compared to a comfy indoor setting of 40-60%.

High Altitude

Even though you're sitting, your body is working overtime to distribute oxygen efficiently due to the high-altitude conditions in the airplane cabin.

Inadequate Water Intake

Let’s be real, how many of us drink enough water on a flight? Between the tiny cups and not wanting to make frequent trips to the restroom, we often land dehydrated.


Why Salis is Your Ideal Travel Companion

Balanced Electrolytes

Salis provides the precision blend of electrolytes—sodium, potassium, chloride, phosphorus and magnesium—to keep your fluid levels balanced and ward off dehydration. Each dose also contains a specialized form of chelated zinc to improve absorption and keep your immune system functioning at a high level.

Effortless and Long-Lasting Hydration

Unlike other electrolyte solutions that require frequent sipping, Salis makes hydration hassle-free. Just swallow the Electrolyte Tabs with a glass of water, and our proprietary Endurance Release Technology takes over from there. These tabs work for up to 8 hours, micro-dosing you with vital electrolytes you need over time. That means you can sit back, relax, and arrive at your destination feeling hydrated and race-ready.

Convenient and Easy-to-Use

No mixing, no shaking—our travel-friendly electrolytes make it easier than ever to stay hydrated on-the-go. Just swallow the tabs and you're good to go! The Salis packets are easy to pack and take with you on the go compared with the messy powders or bulky containers taking up valuable real estate in your suitcase.  

Optimal Performance

Arriving hydrated can make all the difference on race day. With Salis, you can start your marathon preparation right and maintain peak performance from start to finish.


Remember, your race preparation begins much earlier than you might think. Make sure you’re taking all the steps you can to arrive hydrated and ready to compete. Don’t get caught unprepared, and stock up on your Salis Electrolytes now

Stay tuned for more on my Berlin Marathon experience and how Salis played a crucial role in my performance.

 Until then, stay hydrated and stay tuned friends!

- Glenn


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