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What Every Marathon Runner Needs To Know The Week Before Race Day

Well + Good featured HSS primary care sports medicine physician Jordan D. Metzl, MD, and exercise physiologist Polly de Mille, RN, MA, RCEP, CSCS, USAT, in an article about their recent panel discussion "Run Your Best Marathon".

The panel reviewed how runners can prepare themselves in the week leading up to a marathon race.

According to the article, the experts recommended continuously eating energy-gel packs and staying hydrated.

"Our bodies only store a certain amount of carbohydrates. It's going to take you about 3,000 calories to run a marathon, roughly. Our bodies don't store anywhere near that. It ranges from 1,200 to 2,000," said de Mille.

Read the full article at wellandgood.com.