27 Nov '14, 9am

Running your first 5K today? Here's how to fuel:

The proper prerace fueling will help you stay energized for the race, without leaving you with an upset stomach. Follow these tips to have a great first race. Stay hydrated. It’s best to sip water throughout the days before the race. Avoid pounding the fluids right before the starting gun; this could you leave you feeling sick to your stomach or needing to take a break from the race to hit the bathroom. No need to carb load. The practice of carb loading (increasing your intake of carbohydrate-heavy foods while cutting back on protein and fat in the days before a race) is geared for events of 90 minutes or longer. And more than likely, you’ll be done with your 5K long before that! For a 5K, it’s likely that you have enough fuel in your muscles—from a healthy prerace meal—to race your best without risking running out of energy. If you attempt to carb-load before a 5K, you’ll...

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