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Nutrition for Recovery Post Run

Your muscles are sore and your energy and water stores are exhausted. Rejuvenation and fighting fatigue are as important as was the preparation for the run. Now is the time to switch on the recovery mode!1,2 The 3 Rs of Recovery Refuel It is important to eat right after the running event. Go slow and

Your Intake During The Run

It’s the day when all your hard work is ready to pay off. Like from before the event, get it right by following the right nutrition even during the event. To avoid ‘hitting the wall’, it is important to follow a structured nutrition regimen that fuels you up before the run and keeps you going

Nutrition for Runners: The whys!

Why do I need a strategised nutrition plan? As a marathon runner, you need to plan your nutrition to give your best shot. It is very important to strategize your nutrition plan to accomplish the following needs.1,2

Nutrition for the First-Time Runners

You have finally decided to run your first marathon. Your first run is an exciting event; however, because the race day is near, it is important that you are well prepared. Right nutrition from the start can help you finish the line feeling fit. Here are some tips that can help you get through your

Diversify Your Food Choices to Support Your Run

What is dietary diversity and why is it important? As a runner, you need quality nutrition from diverse foods to help boost your performance. Dietary diversity is a measure of the number of individual food groups consumed in a given reference period. A food group is a collection of different foods that share similar nutritional

Carbs for Runners

Let us understand carbohydrates, which are known as the powerhouse nutrients. The demand for carbohydrates becomes more specific and augmented for runners, as endurance exercise demands for a consistent supply of energy to maintain stamina and deter fatigue. Carbs and calories The food we eat is broken down in order to produce energy for various

Running the Vegan Way

For a vegan, primary nutrition is obtained from plant-based foods. Although the diet is rich in fibre and low in unhealthy fats, following a strict diet devoid of animal products may limit the intake of calories and certain nutrients. As a runner, you might be worried on missing out on some of the key nutrients

Nutritional Considerations for Female Runners

Nutrition remains a key factor for a runner’s performance. However, when it comes to males and females, the ‘one-size-fits-all’ rule certainly cannot be applied. Wondering why? The difference in the body structure and functioning and menstrual blood losses demand customised nutrition for women, more so for the athletes. Getting the right quantity of nutrients such

Special Nutrition Requirements for Athletes

It’s the day when all your hard work is ready to pay off. Like from before the event, get it right by following the right nutrition even during the event. To avoid ‘hitting the wall’, it is important to follow a structured nutrition regimen that fuels you up before the run and keeps you going