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Two New Products To Consider For Your Hydration Plan

Let’s face it: Sometimes water isn’t enough, and you want to turn to a legit sports drink to top off stores, hydrate en route or replenish everything lost on a sweaty run. Two go-to brands have new formulations you should know about…

Gatorade Endurance Formula

$2 for one bottle or $29 for powder canister

The drink you recognize in every gas-n-sip and on many racecourses now has no artificial sweeteners or flavors and has a lighter flavor profile and a combination of carbohydrates to please the palate and sit better in the stomach for those going long—and consuming a lot of it.

Nuun Performance

$2 for single-serve packet or $20 for pouch

The brand you likely know for its dissolving and flavorful tablets has now come out with a powder. In partnership with Dr. Stacy T. Sims, an exercise physiologist who’s an expert in hydration, Nuun designed this formula to include electrolytes and carbohydrates appropriate for longer and harder efforts. In mango-orange and blueberry-strawberry, the drink is light and made with non-GMO and pure ingredients to enhance absorption and reduce stomach upset.


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Nicki Miller

Nicki Miller

Nicki Miller is the managing editor for Women's Running and spearheads our nutrition coverage. She’s an avid runner but also loves cycling (both on and off-road), yoga and all kinds of crazy videos to do at home. Formerly the editor of Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, Nicki started her journalism career at The Washington Post. Her first races were duathlons (run, bike, run) in her twenties with her husband, and then triathlons, completing the White Lake Half Ironman in North Carolina. Since joining Women’s Running in 2013, she’s been more focused on half marathons and trail running. Some of her proudest moments have been running the Boston Marathon (first 26.2), and becoming an RRCA certified running coach and helping others take up the sport.