Blog post contributed by the Official Energy Chew sponsor, Gu Energy Labs.
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nuun returns once again as the official on-course electrolyte of the Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon
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You know you need to hydrate during training and on race day, but that may not be enough. One area of hydration that has gotten a lot of attention recently is pre-loading (or topping off) your electrolyte stores. There are two main benefits to pre-loading:
1. topping off magnesium/calcium stores
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