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Old 01-03-2010, 10:12 AM   #57
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Question: I like to run but it seems like long-distance runners don't carry water on their workouts. How do you do it?
Also: Do any of the advanced runners believe in those gel packs? I read an article somewhere long ago that honey and molasses got the job done just as well as those expensive packets. What's your take?
During cooler weather if I go out for less than an hour I don't take water, in hot summer weather I do bring water I have a belt that holds a water bottle... I don't do more than 1 hour runs but the people I know who do bring water, longer than 1 hour they bring gels. Using gels, I've heard, is trial and error.
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