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5 Hydration & Nutrition Tips from APX Sport Drink and John Howard

APX_LogoAre you ready with your hydration & nutrition plans for your next long rides, especially the San Diego Century?

It can get hot on the 105 mile course for the San Diego Century, and your training will also bring some hot days, so be ready with these 5 tips!

Ready to grab your spot for the San Diego Century?  Train for 105, 67 or 33 miles.  Check out the maps & pricing:

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TIP #1: For the San Diego Century 105 mile course (with Purple Monster Climb up to Ramona) plan for 3 water bottles and plenty of sun protection. Please watch http://sdcentury.com and the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/sandiegocentury for weather updates.

TIP #2: Plan for your resources on your training rides and at the event.  Gas stations, convenience stores and grocery stores are great locations to place on your routes to pick up drinks and nutrition if you need it.

Review the aid station locations for the San Diego Century.  If it’s hot we also may add additional water stations and we’ll update those on cue sheets and course signage.

TIP #4: Experiment with your training to know what aid station food/drinks will work best.  The aid stations will have nutrition bars, pretzels, trail mix, bananas, oranges, PB&J, along with water, APX Sports Drink & ice. If you’re doing the 105 mile route there are additional sub sandwiches at the Ramona aid station along with snacks as above. The distances between aid stations are 18-25 miles depending on the course. Also, each rider gets $5 in food coupons for your choice from the food trucks at the finish.

TIP #5: For some great advice in dealing with heat and preparing over the next few weeks, read John Howard’s TRAINING/NUTRITION TIPS

See you for the ride!

Ready to grab your spot for the San Diego Century?  Train for 105, 67 or 33 miles.  Check out the maps and pricing:

 MAPS  BUY JERSEY COMBO

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