Meet Arma athlete Charlie Baker, an avid surfer, skater, and snowboarder who loves camping. Charlie is a San Diego local and spends his days creating content for his videography projects. Whether he’s using Arma for pre, during, or post-workout, Charlie always keeps his pantry stocked with the Arma goods. Check out his guest blog below:
Hey Arma team! I can’t even decide where to begin with my tips, so I’ll just give a rundown on how I use Arma throughout the day.
7AM: Wake up, mix up a Fire Strawberry Lemonade. I’ve ditched my old coffee first thing routine, 'cause waiting for a coffee to brew means missing out on extra good waves! I even throw a scoop of Fire in my blender bottle with some water and shake it up. I drink this as I hop on my bike and cruise down to the Oceanside pier.
9AM: If I rode my bike to surf, I’ll ride home and mix a Hydrate once I get home. If I drove to a different beach, I’ll bring my Hydrate tub and an extra blender bottle full of water and leave it in my car. I’ll get out of the water and mix up a Hydrate right then and there. My favorite flavor is Lemon Lime, but I honestly love them all.
10AM: For breakfast, I’ll have some eggs and toast with chocolate Reload mixed in almond milk with a splash of iced coffee. TRY THIS RELOAD MIXTURE! It tastes like chocolate milk or an iced mocha latte. Seriously, it’s ridiculous. Try it.
11AM: Once I start working on my videography channel and other projects for the day, that kick from my morning Fire is still going strong! I’ll usually work on these tasks all day until about 4PM.
4PM: In the evenings, I work at a local pizza shop, Best Pizza & Brew. I’ll usually have my second Hydrate around 4PM while I cruise to work. I like to switch off which flavor I have, so if I had Lemon Lime in the morning, I’ll have Watermelon or Mango in the afternoon or vice versa.
11PM: I usually get home from work super-late, and sometimes I’ll stick around and have some beers with my co-workers. Depending on how many beers I have, sometimes I’ll pre-mix a Hydrate in prep to revive myself the next morning.
My main tip is to utilize the whole product line and don’t be afraid to mix the different products all in one bottle. If I’m snowboarding at high altitude in the winter, Blitz mixed with Hydrate is a life-saver for helping my muscles recover. If I’m in a rush to get somewhere, mixing vanilla Reload with orange Fire in a blender bottle is my breakfast meal replacement. I spent the summer on the road camping in some crazy hot temperatures, and Hydrate was a lifesaver. Staying stocked up (some might even say...reloaded) on Arma's products helps give me the confidence I need to tackle adventures, big and small. It's so clutch for my lifestyle!
See you guys around!
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