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Nutrition for runners should always depend on the goals for that runner. If you are planning on running a half marathon your nutrition will look different than if you are running a full marathon. Here are the differences!
Everyone knows that the long run training scheduled in your marathon plan is the meat and potatoes of your entire training. However, if you want to reach a marathon time goal, you will want to incorporate all 3 of these long run workouts!
If you are training for a half or full marathon, your highest macronutrient source that you are consuming should be carbohydrates. However you need high protein foods especially after those long runs to aid in muscle recovery and growth! Here is a list of protein sources!
Incorporating an easy meal prep routine into your week will keep you accountable and more likely to stick to your healthy eating goals during the week. Here is what my meal prepping routine looked like this summer.
There are so many conflicting views on how long your longest marathon training run should be before race day. Here is what I have learned throughout the years of running and training marathoners.
There are too many reasons why I love running but here are my top favorite benefits of running that I am using to make the case as to why running is the best!
Postpartum running can bring along a host of questions and after having 3 babies and running throughout the postpartum period I want to share my best tips and tricks to make it easier for you during this phase of your running life!
What to eat before a marathon is a common questions in runners leading up to race day! You have one chance to get your pre-race meal right so that you can have the proper fuel leading into marathon race day! Here’s what your pre-race meal should consist of!
What foods for runners should you eat after finishing a long run? Here are recommendations plus a time frame of when to eat so that you can bounce back and feel your best as quickly as possible to stay on schedule with the rest of your training!
Here is a strategic Nutrition for Runners long run refuel plan! Let’s talk about our nutritional goals during a long run as well as when you need to refuel on a run, what you should consume, how much you should consume and some food and energy recommendations!