hit the wall

Fuel Your Long Run

Picture this. It’s 7am and you’re already 8 miles into a 12 mile training run. You didn’t have time to eat breakfast before you ran but the only gummies and sport beans you’ve tried upset your tummy. Thus, you came out empty handed. Despite being well hydrated, you’ve got a lot less pep in your …

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electrolytes for runners

Electrolytes for Runners

What are Electrolytes? Electrolytes are minerals that produce ions, or electrical charges (where are all my former 8th grade students at?!). They are essential for various body functions. Your main electrolytes are sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, chloride, and phosphate. While you run, electrolytes are lost through sweat. Runners need to replenish these to maintain proper …

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