Guide to running: the best food and drink supplements

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Guide to running: the best food and drink supplements

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Adharanand Finn, author of Running With the Kenyans, and keen runner Kate Carter discuss the huge range of running supplements currently available. They explain the point of using running supplements and discuss which of the gels, bars, drinks and powders they have tried are best to take before, during or after your run.


Andolem says:

I drink one strong cup of coffee before I run. 

Leelo bird says:


AlexDogg says:

love this video thank you so much!!

madison myer says:

My Coach had these Gatorade like gel chews those helped alot

Yura Kuleshiv says:

Good day! I’m Daniel.I did -45 lbs in 2 weeks.Go to

Skeeter Lima says:

For me gels are horrible. When running a marathon what works for me are salted peanuts and water only water. Sport drinks make me burp all the time.

irimbo16 says:

dates = datiles

squirrelchicklet says:

Coconut water is the best thing for me during and after a run, I find the electrolyte drinks way too sugary and sickly. Hate the gels, haribo star mix does the trick without making me feel sick!

grecci says:

” i was only going for a 5 mile run..” I love it!!!

dombower says:

Coffee with sugar and a banana 20mins before running and your good for at least an hour of hill running.

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