Staying hydrated and energised whilst running is vital for your performance, enjoyment and safety. A large amount of research has gone into understanding the best ways to keep hydrated and as running grows in popularity, there are more and more products available to help runners with their performance.
The way that you decide to manage your own hydration and food consumption is completely down to you. It is vital that you understand the dangers of dehydration as well as over hydration (hyponatremia) and therefore take responsibility for your own wellbeing. The good news however that is with such a wide selection available, responsible runners have never had a better opportunity to control their intake and fine-tune performance.