One of the biggest challenges to an athlete's performance on race day is dealing with fatigue. But oftentimes it is the amount of exertion, but chronic dehydration that can derail your quest to the finish line.
In this video Kim Mueller, registered dietitian for Fuel Factor Nutrition Coaching, breaks down the science of hydration and shows what you can do to create a simple, race-day hydration plan to have you performing your best.<!-- Start of Brightcove Player --><!--By use of this code snippet, I agree to the Brightcove Publisher T and C found at https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/. --><!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soonas the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only afterthe rest of the HTML is processed and the page load is complete, remove the line.--><!-- End of Brightcove Player --><!--<br><br><p><strong>Related Articles:</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.active.com/running/Articles/7-Ways-Runners-Can-Avoid-Overtraining.htm">7 Ways Runners Can Avoid Overtraining</a></p><p><a href="http://www.active.com/running/Articles/Your-Race-Day-Running-Guide.htm">Your Race-Day Running Guide</a></p>-->
Kim Mueller is a registered dietitian and board certified specialist in sports dietetics, as well as being the founder of Fuel Factor Nutrition Coaching. She has a master's degree in exercise physiology/sports nutrition and is a competitive runner.