Nicotine Consumption For Paragliders

Consuming nicotine can be a common habit for people to have, even for people who take part in sporting activities such as paragliding. When it comes to activities such as paragliding however, it’s important to evaluate any nicotine consumption to improve ability whilst in the air and to improve overall health. Here are some options for nicotine consumption that can be better for paragliders than traditional smoking.

Nicotine Pouches

Nicotine pouches are a fairly new option in the UK and they’re surging in popularity already. A safer alternative to smoking, Nicotine pouches UK come in a range of flavours and don’t leave the same smell of smoke behind that smoking or even vaping does. The handy part of nicotine pouches is how discreet they are, you simply pop them in your mouth and nobody has to know you’re getting a hit of nicotine. This discretion and simplicity makes them ideal for paragliders, allowing you to make use of the nicotine pouch whilst taking part in the activity without needing to take a break.


Vaping, also known as e-cigarettes, has also boomed in popularity over recent years and is hailed as a much safer and healthier alternative to smoking tobacco. Even the NHS are recommending vaping to those who currently smoke, arguing it’s much less risky with fewer health issues than tobacco and can help people to quit the bad habit. Smoking can damage the lungs, and other parts of the body, which for an athlete such as a paraglider can cause additional problems when partaking in sport. Switching to vaping can help prevent issues with breathing when paragliding and improve overall health.