Supplements: how to manage long runs

The famous long run before the half marathon is about an 18 km training that is necessary to adapt the muscles and the mental challenge to prolonged and constant effort. the key to successful half marathon training is consistently putting in enough weekly mileage to get your body accustomed to running for long periods of time

Take the right pace: the beginner will do it slower than the most experienced runner.

Plan your long-distance run like it will be the race day: same breakfast, starting time and nutritional strategy during the training, organize the road to have fountains to mimic the refreshments, or bring a bottle with water, in case there are no fountains during the route.

About 10-15 minutes before starting take a Prestart Shot and at mid-race a gel, preferably the same type that will be used during the race.

At the end of the workout replenish fluids: water or a fruit juice and eventually add the mineral salts (magnesium, potassium, and sodium) and amino acids, essentials for increasing endurance and muscle recovery.