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What are hydration tablets?

What are hydration tablets?

With so many gels, chews, and bars out there, it can be really tough to figure out the differences between them all. Add in hydration tablets, and who knows what you should take to stay hydrated and refuel. While we’ve already reviewed the gels in another post, now we’re taking a look at what exactly hydration tablets are and what benefits they might have for runners.

Hydration tablets are pretty much the same thing as electrolyte tablets. You’ve probably heard of a brand like nuun, whose tablets come in a handy plastic...


What are Liquid Energy Gels and Energy Tablets?

What are Liquid Energy Gels and Energy Tablets?

How to get nutrition during your run can be a confusing thing to figure out. What do I take? When do I take it? Where do I put it? We covered gels, chews, and bars in another post, but we saved two newer nutrition options for their own post: liquid energy gels and energy tablets.


Liquid energy gels eliminate the problem of trying to swallow a thick gel because they are water-based and go down much easier. They have many of the same ingredients...


Energy Gels, Chews, and Bars - Which is Best?

Energy Gels, Chews, and Bars - Which is Best?

Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran runner, nutrition is important. But deciding on how to take in your calories and carbohydrates on those long runs can be a difficult decision - with so many options, it can be hard to weed through it all. Here’s a quick rundown of energy gels, chews, and bars.


Energy Gels

Gels have long been a runner’s go to for nutrition on long runs. They come in tons of flavors and the packaging makes them easy to consume and then tuck away. You’ll get the benefits of glycogen being...