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Fueling on the Run

Fueling on the Run

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Fueling a run: When is it important? Most runners would answer this statement with “always!”, and athletes in general are continuously told the importance of fueling their workouts and races. But what exactly does that mean, and do the same guidelines apply to every run? First, let’s think about fueling in two different categories: how […]

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Quick Meals on the Gu:  The Taste Test

Quick Meals on the Gu: The Taste Test

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A blog post written by… Alex Roth “The GUru”-Pacers Princeton Designed for athletes since 1993, Gu energy gels remain at the forefront of the running nutritional market.  While scientific testing has proved their effectiveness, many people complain about the consumption experience.   Some dislike the icing-like texture; others just hate the taste.  I have even heard people say that […]

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Your Race Day Nutrition Plan

Your Race Day Nutrition Plan

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Whether you stick to a carefully detailed workout program or have a more casual approach to your training leading up to a race, you’ll be wise to also put some thought and purpose into your nutrition before, during, and after the event so you can do your best. A well-planned nutrition strategy will support you […]

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Nutrition on the Run: Sample Different Items to Find What Works For You

Nutrition on the Run: Sample Different Items to Find What Works For You

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We get asked lots of questions about nutrition from runners looking to learn what is best to eat and drink while they run.  And, we hear plenty of comments like: “I just get so tired during my long runs.”  “My friend told me that I need to be using GU.” “I want to eat before […]

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All in a Day’s Eats

All in a Day’s Eats

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When you chat with runners about their training, you are likely to hear how great a workout went, how an IT band required a round of physical therapy, or how grueling a long run was. But you will almost never hear a runner say “yeah man, I really crushed that side of broccoli” or “did […]

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