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...
on. Taper Even experienced runners can sometimes believe tapering is only necessary for long events like the marathon and that for a 5K it's unwarranted. In fact, the reverse may be closer to the truth. New research by a team at Ball State University
.Another key concern is that people will drink too much. Hyponatraemia is very serious and runners need to ensure they don't consume more fluids than they lose in sweat. Q. What should I eat during the taper weeks, especially the final couple of days before my
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