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Juneathon Day 11 – Club run

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I was chatting to a friend today who has had a similar experience with post-run nausea. Her conclusion was an electrolyte imbalance and she started drinking coconut water on her runs which sorted it out. I asked her if the coconut water is nice. “I wouldn’t go that far” was her response. I was in Sainsbury’s after work and they had this reduced from £3.50 to the bargain price of £2. 

 

I tried a glass before my run this evening. 

It was vile.

Back to the drawing board!

Out for a club run this evening, on the hottest day of the year so far. I joined the 7.5 k group and we had an awesome run through the Kelvingrove Park including the Park Quadrant Stairs. After this brief photo stop we ran to the top. 

4.4 miles

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13 thoughts on “Juneathon Day 11 – Club run

  1. That looks like a lot of steps to run up!

  2. Coconut water IS the single most vile liquid I have EVER put past my lips!!! Totally agree with you! Urgh! VOM!!’

  3. I’m yet to find anyone who actually likes the taste of coconut water. I won a crate of lemonade coconut water in a twitter competition last year, it was vile. Even my housemate who will drink anything struggled.

  4. Agree with you on the coconut water – yuck! There are flavoured ones that are quite nice though. If it’s an electrolyte balance what about something like the Hammer electrolyte capsules?

  5. i like coconuts, but coconut water–that’s a complete misnomer.

  6. I feel exactly the same re coconut milk!

  7. I got excited then, thought you had found the cure, but may be not

  8. When I was running in Jamaica everyone drank coconut water. There wasn’t really much of a flavour, it was the cheapest thing going, and is definitely good for post/during race nausea. Maybe try one of those corner groceries?

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