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Properly Fueling For Long Runs

When I used to watch other runners, I would often see them eat energy gels and bars during the race. Just the general thought of trying to suck down an energy gel grossed me out! It wasn’t until I ran longer races and had the muscle cramps from hell that I realized I needed proper fuel for my long runs.

If you go down health aisle in the grocery store or visit any specialty shops, you’re going to stumble upon all kinds of gels, goo, jelly beans, gum, you name it! They is no shortage of items to try out. However, you need to keep your goals in mind when trying out fuel. Continue reading Properly Fueling For Long Runs