Tag Archives: hydration

2/5 Top 10 Recovery Tips

Rest and recovery is an essential part of any workout routine.  Your after exercise recovery routine has a big impact on your fitness gains and sports performance and allows you to train much more effectively.   It’s best practice to … Continue reading

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Top 10 Marathon Tips

With the marathon season coming up, I thought I’d put some top tips together to help you get through the 26.2 miles that is the marathon. Some of it you’ll know already, and some of it might be new to … Continue reading

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Ditch the fizzy drinks and drink water instead…

I’ve posted about me not drinking fizzy drinks and drinking water instead, before: Why I don’t drink Diet Coke or Coffee anymore… Water & Hydration However I came across this the other day in the Metro: It’s common sense really… but … Continue reading

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Top 10 Long Run Tips

The long run is a key part of your training programme, no matter what distance you are training for. 5K runners can benefit as well as marathon runners. The weekly long run is a workout that many look forward to … Continue reading

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18th pint of blood given…

Thursday night is late opening at the Glasgow Blood Donor centre in the city centre. It’s open late (til 7pm) on Wednesdays too. Tonight I went along to give my 18th pint of blood. I gave blood last in December … Continue reading

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Do I use Dioralyte on race day or not??

So… I know I need to stay hydrated on a run… and on e along run, I need energy too. My energy plans so far in training have included: Before: Porridge & 250mls Fresh Orange Juice. Caffeine Lucozade and Caffeine … Continue reading

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Energy & Hydration for 13.1M & 26.2M

I’ve been considering my plan for energy intake and hydration for the half marathon and marathon I’ll be doing. I’ll of course be taking my water pack with me on both runs… 1 – 1.5 litres of water. Here’s the … Continue reading

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