December 21st, 2007
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Rehydrate Electrolyte Sports Drink for Dogs
The latest in canine electrolyte replenishment.
Rehydrate Electrolyte Sports Drink for Dogs is the first rehydration supplement for dogs, designed to replenish lost electrolytes and spent energy to be given before, during, or after workouts or other vigorous activity. The tablets, once dissolved in water, provide an effervescent performance drink fortified with canine-appropriate levels of sodium, chloride, potassium, and vitamin C.
Call me a skeptic, but I think this looks suspiciously like NUUN. Don’t take my word for it, however — see for yourself.
December 14th, 2007
Four years ago, David Horton introduced us to Hellgate, a unique 100-km ultramarathon starting at midnight in the middle of December (the inaugural event started Friday night December 13, 2003). The race, which traverses the Blue Ridge Mountains near central Virginia, is famous for its frigid and icy weather.
Much has been written about this unique event (see the Hellgate website for several race reports). Aaron Schwartzbard (five-time Hellgate finisher and winner in 2007), has written an excellent course summary. His mileages, however, are based on David Horton’s published numbers, which we know are never accurate. During this year’s race, I wore a Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS, and in this report I provide what I believe to be accurate mileages for this event. I’ll also tell you how it went.