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Healthy Runner Podcast

Jul 23, 2020

Do you want to know how to fuel and hydrate 💦 properly before you run your first virtual half marathon?

Have you struggled with hitting the wall 🥵 during your previous races?

Then this episode is for you!! Mike Mathewson from Crank Sports was our special guest and dropped some knowledge about running fuel and hydration.

In this episode, Mike shares the answers to the following questions and then some!

1. What is the different between simple sugars and complex carbohydrates?

2. What is the best way to fuel for running? In terms of improving performance? Bars? Gels? Chews? Drinks? Fruit?

3. How much water should I drink with energy gels?

4. How many gels should I take during a half marathon?

5. How to stay hydrated while running long distances?

6. How do I know if I am dehydrated before a run?


This is a science packed episode with many actionable tips for your long run, I hope you enjoy the episode and as always thank you for listening!

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