Have you ever had a dreadful race but were unable to put your finger on the cause? Of course, there could be many causes, but one of the first places to look is at your electrolyte replacement regimen. What? You don’t have an electrolyte plan? Well, that’s okay if you’re not running farther than 90 minutes, but if you are, then electrolytes may be an area where you can make strides toward a better race experience.
There are many options from deciding whether you’ll use capsules or dissolve a powder to deciding which combination of ingredients will be best for you to whether quantity and frequency.
Here are several articles that will be helpful:
Trail Runner Magazine, What You Need to Know About Electrolytes