Fueling Endurance Events

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q & A:

I am running a 8hr Ultra marathon August 10th for the 5th time. 1st time as a whole foods plant based eater. What foods should I consume the week before? Also, do you have recommendations for during the run?

Answer:

Recipe for a Natural Sports Drink:

4 cups water (can substitute partial or all coconut water or tea)

1/4 cup pitted dates or 100% pure maple syrup

Juice of one lemon, lime, or orange

1/4 tsp. salt

Instructions: Blend all ingredients together until dates are liquefied. Pour into sports bottle(s) or store in refrigerator in airtight container for 4-5 days. Makes 1 liter or just over 1 quart.

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2016-11-29T15:11:39+00:00 July 21st, 2013|Recipes, Uncategorized, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|