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Nutritional Tips For New Runners

Nutrition Tips for New Runners

Running as a form of sport and exercise has very particular nutritional requirements. To get the best in performance, endurance and recovery out of your body, you will need to be concentrating on not only what you eat but when you eat. Follow these nutrition tips for new runners to improve both your speed and stamina.

Recovery foods

Dairy foods such as flavoured milk, smoothies or fruit yoghurt can be a great option as they can provide carbohydrate, protein, fluid and electrolytes ticking all of your recovery goals in one handy option. Some other options that you may like to choose include: Lean chicken and salad roll.

How to pack food for Marathon

The feeling of a long run is primal and transcendent, but so is that all-consuming, knee-trembling feeling of hunger and nausea that makes you desperate for food—while also questioning your ability to keep it down. This is the challenge of the mid-workout meal: It needs to be full of energy and easy to digest. In […]

Low GI Foods

100% stone-ground whole wheat or pumpernickel bread. Oatmeal (rolled or steel-cut), oat bran, muesli. Pasta, converted rice, barley, bulgar. Sweet potato, corn, yam, lima/butter beans, peas, legumes and lentils. Most fruits, non-starchy vegetables and carrots.

Eat while running

First, make sure you’ve eaten enough carbs. Right before you run it’s fine to eat simple carbs (like pancakes or toast) since you’ll be using it very soon as fuel to run fast. Second, drink some coffee to help you feel better and run faster during your workout.

How To Slice an Avocado

This is how you perfectly slice an avocado: Remove the pit: Slice the avocado open vertically and remove the pit. Slice the avocado inside the skin: Using just the tip of the knife, slice into the avocado flesh, making sure to not pierce the skin. Scoop out the avocado: Gently work a spoon between the […]