Lots of endurance athletes, not just runners, could use this tip from Runners World on how best to carry fuel on a workout because, let’s be honest, it can get hot out there and sometimes you’re just not wearing much. But what options does a distance running gal/bro have?
Clearly you don’t want to rock a fanny pack, that’ll keep you a virgin longer than Lolo Jones. The answer? Safety pins – they’re not just for pinning race numbers on your back anymore.
Sure, it’s not a perfect solution (mmmm groin-warmed gel…) but if you need a quick glycogen boost and don’t mind lining the inside of your shorts with food, voilà.
Check out the vid and if you have any great ideas or tips for how to perform on long workouts, let us know in the comments.