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Old July 23rd, 2012, 19:24   #46
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Almonds, trail mix, Gatorade/Powerade, Water and Coconut Juice/Water. Jerky or pepperettes sounds like a good idea.
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Old July 23rd, 2012, 19:32   #47
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Vitamin Water is also not a bad idea aswell.
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Old July 23rd, 2012, 20:04   #48
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Here's what works for me, YMMV.
I carry 2, 1 qt canteens with me, both of which start out half water and half ice, and I keep a 5 gallon cooler in the car that is half ice half water, when both canteens are empty, or close to it, I refill next time I'm at the respawn, every 3rd canteen I throw in a small fast food joint pack of salt and use that for electrolyte restoration (in a 12 hour day I'll go through 6-7 quarts of water). I carry several carb gels, or energy beans with me and use one every 2nd canteen, and I carry some jerky, and Clif bars with me to snack on, and I will break after around 5-6 hours and get a good full meal into me (a mix of protein and carbs, as well as some sugar). I always keep a pack of wine gums with me as a treat for the end of the day on the ride home, just to restore some sugars, and I keep several NuuN tablets with me for emergency use if needed.
It's worked for me for years, but every person is different, and will need to find their own balance.
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Old July 24th, 2012, 07:43   #49
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Huh, saw this on ITS Tactical: "Crystalloid Electrolyte Rapid Hydration Fluid comprised of a complex of 11 pure minerals in a base of purified water."

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Old July 28th, 2012, 21:00   #50
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I don't really get that dehydrated because I mostly play in indoor airsoft arenas. But when I do go into outdoor ones, its hot like the devil's piss (lol) But I carry a hydration pack full of Kool-aid (No lie) and I carry a few sandwiches. That's pretty much it.

I'm 87 Pounds, Really skinny, so I don't have to carry much weight on me. Plus, I run a lightweight recon class.

I never get headaches during airsoft games. The only exception I've had was when a loud airsoft grenade explosion was right next to the wall I was leaning against. But yeah that's pretty much it.
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