Honey may just have it all - it is an entirely natural vegetarian-friendly product that's a great source of fuel for sport and offers numerous health benefits.The perfect running fuel, honey's natural unrefined sugars are easily absorbed by the body
GETTY IMAGESIn order to run at your best, your body needs time to recover between training sessions. Your hard work might end when you pull off your trainers, but your body keeps working afterwards, repairing and rebuilding muscle and gradually adapting to a regular (or increasin...
and antioxidants, including an antioxidant called querticin, which is especially effective at fighting off bacteria. Cook: A versatile vegetable, leeks are perfect for adding to soups, stews and casseroles for an easy health kick. Baby leeks can also be steamed
This lunchtime (1-2pm) we're joined in the forum by Olga Allon, the founder of Hot Bikram Yoga studios. She'll be on board to answer any questions you have about practising yoga - how you can fit it in with your training, what it can do to relieve specific injuries and more.Olga'...
growth and immune health. With 10g protein and 11.6g carbohydrate however, Maxi-Milk is some distance from the 4:1 carbohydrate:protein ratio recommended for recovery.Our tester said Maxi-Milk’s smooth, creamy consistency is soothing on the stomach
balls that work out at a bargain 3p per wash.NUTRITIONTake a trip to a health food shop and stock up – it’s easy to make your own running-ready snacks with these back-to-basics recipes from former RW Nutrition Editor Anita Bean.Easy electrolytesTo make
are popped and mixed with honey to make a sugary sweet called alegría (which is Spanish for happiness). You can make your own by frying the grains in a covered pan - or buy it ready-puffed as breakfast cereal from health stores.BuckwheatDespite the name
health, thanks to their prebiotic qualities.Jerusalem artichokes also contain vitamin C, phosphorus and potassium and are a very good source of iron.Cook: Jerusalem artichokes are relatively inexpensive and extremely versatile. This veg is tasty raw
– and replace the sugar with fruit.Muesli and GranolaMuesli is the perfect long-run fuel. Its whole grains and fruits are packed with slow-burning energy. Take a trip to a health food store to pick out the fruit, nuts and grains you like to make your own muesli
and happy running life. Urban advises his runners to keep a constant eye on their health. He says, "The key thing is to really monitor your wellbeing on a daily basis - what is my level of concentration? Am I eating well? How is my state of mind?" By doing
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