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Belt - Hydration & Fuel

Nathan Speed 4 Waist Pack with Four 10-Ounce Nutrition Flasks
 
 
Pros:
It fits snug and carries 4 (10 oz) bottles and has an adjustable elastic waste band.  Most runners use a safety pin to pin on a bunch of GU Gel packs for fuel and keep their phone/mp3/keys player in the front pouch.  I read somewhere that the average person loses about 40 oz of water running every hour.  Thus, a 6-mile run at 10 min/mile means grab the 4-bottle belt.  If you do not hydrate you will get dehydrated fast, dizzy, clouded thoughts, and perhaps faint.  Don't be stupid, drink up!
 
Cons:
It's great for longer runs, but not as practical to carry 4-bottles for a short run.  Can bang against your groin/hips if the belt is not tight enough.
 
 
Details & Pricing:
Nathan Speed 4 Waist Pack with Four 10-Ounce Nutrition Flasks - there are lots of different types, but this is the one that I have
 
 
 
Pros:
This CamelBak HydroBak is light and holds 50 oz water (10 oz more than my Nathan belt) and is much easier on the hips as the bottles don't bang into you since it doesn't have bottles.  Also, I was able to keep my GU and Blackberry in the backpack pockets.  This pack is 100% awesome!!!  Super easy to drink out of too without fumbling around while you run.
 
Cons:
You have to re-tighted the backpack straps every so often, but it's worth it.
 
 
 
Details & Pricing:
Camelbak HydroBak 50 Oz Hydration Pack, Silver/Charcoal - this is the one that I have and used on my 20 mi run
 
 
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