This is it–Marathon season is here! We’ve been talking a lot about training, setting goals, mental tips, pacing strategies and taper tips because we Salties want to make sure you all have the best possible outcomes on race day. We’ve also run our “Fight the Bonk” series because let’s face it, no one wants to bonk in any race. Today Salty and I collaborate on the subject to discuss how to adequately fuel in the days leading up to your marathon.
Despite popular convention, pre-race nutrition involves much more than carb-loading the night before the race (hello pasta!). We need to make several smart choices to hit the start line and the finish line in ideal shape.