Tag: Trail Running

What I Learned While Training For My First Ultramarathon

True to form, for my first ever Ultramarathon, I signed up for the hardest one in the country: The RUT 50K in Big Sky, Montana. I was fully trained, both physically and mentally, and thank goodness because I had one of the hardest days of my life out on that course and without my physical and mental fitness there is no way I could have finished. I'll give a race report in my next post, but for this one I want to talk a little bit about what my training looked like. Not so much in details
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What’s in Your Performance Product? Part I – Sugars

You have your gels lined up for race day, you have your gummies and outfit color-coded for instagram, and you have your powder packets ready to be dumped into your water bottles - but do you know what these things are made of? do you know what they are actually doing inside your body? do you care? I sure hope so. Sugar, sugar, and more sugar. We use packaged gels, powders, and gummies during our long training sessions, but why? Is it necessary? Are you doing long-term damage to your health?
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