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10 salty (yet healthy!) snacks for runners

why-you-may-need-more-salt

  This past summer was rough for me in terms of running. I felt weak and struggled through most of my runs. I mentioned it to a running buddy one day and she said, “how much salt do you eat?” I knew runners sometimes need more salt than the general population (and here’s why), but […]

Do runners need more salt?

Post marathon blues

Believe it or not, salt (sodium) is a vital nutrient. It’s essential for hydration because it helps regulate your body’s fluid levels. Salt often gets a bad rap, though, because most Americans consume much more than the 2,300mg per day recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Too much salt has been linked […]