05 Jul '14, 3am

Drink like an elite on the run! Here's how:

It's hot, it's humid, you're thirsty. While water is good for runs shorter than 60 minutes, you'll likely need something more for longer runs, says Beth Kitchin, Ph.D., R.D.N., assistant professor of nutrition sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. If you're training for a distance race, it's important to get used to whatever drink will be served on the course. But elites can choose whatever they want. (Yes, sometimes they're sponsored, and we've made note of that.) Which got us wondering, what do they sip on the run? We checked in with some of the top runners to get their picks.

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/photos/what-elites-drink-midr...

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