Posts Tagged ‘electrolytes’

Tailwind Nutrition

Tailwind Nutrition

Introduction How often would you say that fueling and nutrition has impacted your race-day performance? 50%? 75%? Do you struggle finding the right things to eat and drink during a race? Like anyone else, I too have spent my fair share of time and money trying to figure out what combination of gels, chews, electrolytes […]

Water…Don’t Gel Without It

Water…Don’t Gel Without It

As trail and ultra trail runners we’ve all used energy gels at one time or another to help fuel our runs. In fact energy gels are the cornerstone for most trail runner’s long training runs and race day nutrition. But if you don’t use them correctly energy gels can cause dehydration and eventually gastric stasis. […]

A Summer Post-Workout Beverage Worth Considering

A Summer Post-Workout Beverage Worth Considering

The weather is warming up and hot weather running is well underway. Sure, we could drink sports drink to rehydrate and replace electrolytes after a workout, but there’s another option worth considering. It’s tomato juice. New research published in the Nutrition Journal points to tomato juice for having the potential to reduce stress related to […]

Electro Mix is an portable, inexpensive electrolyte replacement product.

Electro Mix is an portable, inexpensive electrolyte replacement product.

Endurance athletes are always looking for portable products to carry with them on long rides, runs and during events. It is vital to keep our body in balance and replace any electrolytes lost during exercise. I have found this awesome, portable product by Alacer Corp. called Electro Mix. It comes in individual packets for easy […]

How Do You GU?

How Do You GU?

Since 1991 Berkeley, California based GU Energy Labs has been fueling athletes around the world. If you’re an endurance athlete it’s likely you’ve sucked down a packet of GU Energy Gel at one time or another. Over the past few years GU Energy Labs has also expanded their products to include premium energy sources like […]