Are muscle fatigue and cramps derailing your race-day performance? Many endurance athletes worry about over-exertion, but dehydration can actually a bigger obstacle to your race-day success.
In this video Kim Mueller, registered dietitian for Fuel Factor Nutrition Coaching, offers tips on how to (properly) hydrate before a race and the latest findings on how salt can boost your performance all race long.<!-- 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 soon as the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only after the 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.