Fueling Up for Long Runs

One of the key parts of marathon training is figuring out what works for you during runs and what doesn’t. This goes for everything from shoes, to gear, to hydration and finally, to fueling. I’m still trying to figure out the best fueling strategy for me, and while every runner is different, I decided to seek some advice from my followers on Twitter. Here’s what they had to say! – H.M.
  1. Any other fuel suggestions for long runs? #runchat #marathontraining http://pic.twitter.com/LUQMD8mfKt
  2. Question for runners for my blog: What’s your favorite long-run fuel? #runchat
  3. “@FitHappyGirl: Question for runners for my blog: What’s your favorite long-run fuel? #runchat” sandwich! :)
  4. @FitHappyGirl water and Gu and sometimes jelly beans. Everything else hurt my stomach even Gatorade
  5. “@FitHappyGirl: Question for runners for my blog: What’s your favorite long-run fuel? #runchat”WE ARE GU PEOPLE!
  6. @FitHappyGirl starburst!! Or mint chocolate gu. But really… Starburst :)
  7. @FitHappyGirl at the Vanguard Way 65 Ultra @Helen_10pt and I fuelled ourselves on sausages & cheese. Yum! LSD is fat burning pace…
  8. @fithappygirl gu chomps and sports beans. Basically I want to be eating candy.
  9. @FitHappyGirl Strawberry Banana PowerBar Gel! Not as thick as other gels. Tastes like melted fruit snacks!
  10. @FitHappyGirl pre: loaded oatmeal. During: Clif shots and Gatorade
  11. @FitHappyGirl Peanut butter sandwich crackers. I generally have 1-6 of ’em stashed on my person at all times, long run or not.
  12. @FitHappyGirl honey stinger pink lemonade chews or peeled brand unsweetened dried cherries
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