I can be a camel!
When I started training for my first marathon and took off for my first long run, I realized it would be beneficial to have some sort of fluid to drink. The following week I carried a bottle of Gatorade and quickly realized how annoying it is to carry something in your hands while slogging through mile after mile. The following week I strategically placed a bottle on my route before venturing out, unfortunately a good citizen was out picking up trash that morning and my drink was gone. The following week I decided to run a loop and stop by my car every three miles, unfortunately I jumped in my car and quit after nine miles of a 15 mile run…it was too tempting to stop, whereas if you are seven miles away from your car, you have no choice but to continue. I finally decided to go to my local running store to see what solution they could provide and they introduced me to the Amphipod RunLite hydration gear. Continue reading