marathon or other endurance race. Carbohydrates are, after all, the top choice for fuel and the best energy source. "Runners should be taking in about 55 to 65 per cent of their calories in the form of carbohydrates,"says RW Nutrition Editor Anita Bean
There is no one more qualified to create meals for marathon runners than a chef who runs. So we recruited three famous chefs who have run the Flora London Marathon: Gordon Ramsey, Brian Turner and Michel Roux Jr, to develop recipes for meals leading up to, and following a 26.2-m...
monitor and speed and distance monitor and it’s still excellent value.BEST NUTRITIONAL PRODUCT SIS Smart 1 Energizer GelSIS introduced the first isotonic gel back in 2000 and it is once again leading the way with its Energizer Gel, offering rapidly
GETTY IMAGESWe all know that a healthy diet is a balancing act of carbs, proteins and fats. But there's one factor runners often neglect, warns sports nutritionist Becky Stevenson (proactivate.co.uk): "Whether you've done an easy 20 minutes or been solidly running for hours, you ...
Q I was disappointed to get cramp at the 15-mile mark during a recent marathon. In the 48 hours before the race, I consumed plenty of carbohydrates and drank approximately four to five litres of water. During the race I drank plenty of water and carbohydrate drink at each of the...
Watercress is a running superfood. Add this versatile green leaf to your summer meals for a guaranteed health kick; it contains more iron than spinach, more calcium than milk and more vitamin C than oranges.Combine with salmon, which helps protect joints with its omega-3 fatty ac...
of nutritional know-how - some weird, some wonderful - that’ll help make you healthier, fitter and even happier. And now is the perfect time to put those new eating plans into practice. We’ve pulled out 49 of our best food fixes to help you eat smarter and run
no more than that!), I'd say: don't bother. What the packet says in terms of nutrition often bears little resemblance to what's actually in the product. Besides that, they've been through the mill in terms of processing and additives etc. I won't touch
UAN:250 Article type:--Many runners know exactly what they should eat and when they should eat it. It’s the practical application of this theory that messes them up. You are either ravenous when you don’t want to be – during training – or not hungry when you should be – immediat...
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
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