Q. What is the best mix of protein, carbs and fats to eat the week before the marathon? Rob22A. The most important thing is to continue eating a well-balanced diet composed of carbohydrate (70%), protein (15%) and fat (15%). Aim to eat around 6-9g of carbohydrate per kilogram...
Sure, the cold season is traditionally considered the time for base-building, but these days not even the most hardened of coaches would advocate nothing but slow plodding through the freeze. On balance, quality seems to be just edging the age-old battle with quantity amongst tho...
Nick Morgan is Lead Sport Scientist at Lucozade Sport.Read the whole forum debateQ. Is there any benefit in doing my long runs without taking on any products? Would they then have an 'extra-bonus' effect on race day? MaracuyaA. There is school
promoting fat burning isn't as simple as you suggest. There is a school of thought that suggests thatif you train on low carbohydrate you are increasing the stress placed on your body and this may in turn enhance your race-day performance. However, as yet
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