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Was just wondering if someone can either tell me or re-direct me to a thread with some useful info on re-hydrating after a marathon.
Im training for the Edinburgh marathon and its going well, however im experiencing really bad headaches etc for many hours after my long slow runs (circa 20miles which take me 3hrs). I am taking fluids (SIS Go Electrolyte mix usually) on whilst im running and drinking lots after i finish (usually pop a couple of nuuns also) but the headaches are always there. It culminated this weekend with me feeling so ill i woke in the night and was sick.
I am a little concerned with the marathon being only six weeks away but my gut feeling is that it is a hydration issue. Maybe im not taking on enough fluid when running or not enough after and in the right way? Do i need to take it easier on my LSR's? I do sweat alot when i run if this helps and yesterday the weather was pretty close.
Edinburgh will be my 2nd marathon so its not likethis is new territory.
Any advice (excluding go see a GP cos im doing that tomorrow anyway) would be very welcome.