Nutrition for Distance Runners

 

Did you ever hear that old saying "You are what you eat". Of course you have. I think everyone has heard that one. The thing is; that one is true. At least in terms of distance running, it's true. Distance running burns a lot of calories and depletes your body of essential nutrients. That makes eating the proper amounts of the correct foods more important for distance runners than nearly any other groups. Below we have a number of articles and tips to help you fuel your body with the proper nutrition.

 

Do You Really Want to Eat That?

Some questionable food choices

 

Does Post Run Protein Help You Recover Faster?

Will protein help you recover and improve your performance?

 

Glucose, Fructose and Galactose, Oh My!

Which sugar makes the best sports drink

 

Glycemic Load - Will it Simplify Pre Race Nutrition

What do you eat before your race?

 

Go Green - How Green Foods Can Improve Your Running Performance

Green up your diet

 

Marathon Nutrition

Nutritional tips for running your best marathon

 

Post Workout Nutrition

What to eat after your run and why

 

The Top Ten Power Foods For Distance Runners

Boost your power, endurance and distance running performance

 

Top Ten Carbohydrate Alternatives

Pasta is not your only carbo loading choice

 

Top Ten Distance Runners Nutritional Screw Ups

Common nutritional mistakes made by distance runners

 

Top Ten Ways to Eat a Healthy Distance Runners Diet

Eat you way to distance running success

 

Take Two Artichokes and Call Me In The Morning

The benefits of functional foods

 

How To Recognize Nutritional Quackery

Avoid the nutritional scams

 

Eating Before Your Race

What to eat before your distance running race

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