Prepping for the big 26.2 is a lot of work, but there’s more to it than just logging miles. Proper nutrition is crucial for race training; however, it can be tricky to keep track of a nutrition program substantial enough to support a rigorous 16-week running plan. Honey Stinger’s new Marathon Training Pack was built to give runners the right fuel at the right time during all stages of marathon training.
Leveraging expertise from professional athletes like Olympic Marathoner Jared Ward and endurance coaches like Rick Prince, the Marathon Training Pack is full of ample fuel to help athletes prepare, perform, and recover throughout the training journey. Each pack has enough nutrition for about a month of a standard marathon workout schedule.
“Marathon training is no small feat and making sure you fuel your body correctly throughout the process is something that is often overlooked,” said Mike Keown, CEO of Honey Stinger. “So, with input from professional dieticians and our Hive athletes, we created this easy-to-use nutrition system for athletes in one pack.”
Each item included in the kit is part of the Honey Stinger’s Prepare, Perform, and Recover system and was designed to be consumed during key times throughout the training plan. During the first few weeks of training, runners are encouraged to test out both energy chews and gels to see what the body tolerates best and then stick with what works on runs of over 70 minutes. As the program continues, caffeinated chews or gels should be added in for an added boost during more intense workouts.
The Rapid Hydration Mix should be used to help support performance and maintain hydration throughout the entire running program. Additionally, Honey Stinger Waffles are great for building up energy pre-run and Cracker Bars are filled with protein that will help with muscle repair post-run.
The Honey Stinger Marathon Training Pack contains:
- 10 Strawberry Lemonade Rapid Hydration
- 12 Honey Waffles
- 12 Vanilla Waffles
- 10 Black Cherry Rapid Hydration
- 12 Pink Lemonade Energy Chews OR 24 Gold Energy Gels
- 2 Stingerita Performance Chews
- 2 Mango Melon Performance Chews
- 10 Berry Defense Rapid Hydration
- 12 Dark Chocolate Cracker Bars
- 12 Milk Chocolate Cracker Bar
The complete Marathon Training Pack will retail for $155.99 (Gels) or $149.99 (Chews) and will be available at honeystinger.com.
Read more about the standard sixteen-week training program and how the Marathon Training Pack was built to give you the right fuel at the right time here: https://honeystinger.com/blogs/blog/your-16-week-marathon-fueling-plan