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Hydration Part II: Nathan SpeedMax Plus Water Bottle Review

As threatened promised, I bring you a running water bottle review! I used to use a $5 Mickey Mouse water bottle on my runs, which was just barely the right size and shape to be tenable. Unfortunately I fell on the boardwalk again a couple weeks ago (I KNOW! I’m being more careful, I promise!), and while I was luckily fine, I lost that water bottle in the kerfuffle. I put out a call on my Instagram for suggested replacements, and Nathan’s water bottles rose to the top of the heap. After perusing the options, I went with the...

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Runner, Hydrate Thyself (Try My Water Hack!)

You’re gonna hate this, but it’s true: drinking more water really will help. Help with what? Oh, everything. This goes double for runners, obviously. When you work out, you sweat, and when you sweat, you lose water, and you have to put that water back if you want to perform at your best and/or not die. During physical activity of some length, sports drinks can be a superior option, but on a whole nothing can replace plain ol’ water. Yet it’s surprisingly hard to drink enough, right? … Right? Sometimes I can’t tell the difference between experiences that are...

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