I was out running with the club last night and I was frozen too!!. Someone at the club suggested a few slices of Warbuton fruit loaf. I've never heard of it, but is it worth a try of a few slices before a run?. I quite like fruit, but can't imagine it in a loaf of bread..lol..
I would love to do track work.
Yep its lovely - or there is Soreen which is also a fruit loaf - they do a cinnamon version which is lovely witha bit of low fat spread!
Trackwork is good especially if you want faster times - I find its the only way to get your times down.
You have to find out what works for you. I know people who claim to be able to eat a full breakfast just minutes before a long run. Buney suggest coffee with milk -- that wouldn't work for me either.
I leave at least 3 hours between eating and running, and even then, the meal can't be too big. Before a long weekend run I'll usually have a bagel and banana with a black coffee. I avoid dairy products as my stomach doesn't appreciate them before a run.
For shorter runs I don't need any sustenance, but certainly like to eat afterwards.
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