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Perfecting Your Prerace Food Strategy

What and how much should you eat and drink for your prerace breakfast?<p>If you're like most runners, you spend the final days before your half- or full marathon feasting on high-carbohydrate foods. But a good nutrition plan doesn't end with that last plate of pasta the night before your race. Just as …

Nutrition

Use Your Breath And Your Gaze To Get The Perfect Running Form

With the proper alignment, you'll be able to run more easily and prevent injury. Here's a tip for naturally straightening up while running and …

Our top 10 fitness foods

Milk<p>With hydrating water, muscle-healing protein, refuelling sugar and bone-healthy calcium in every glass, milk is great for those upping their …

Nutrition

The Best Running Fuels | Men's Health

Tea With Honey<p>Your body loses electrolytes when you sweat, says Clark. So when you’re running a long race, you need to replenish them by drinking something other than water. That’s why sports drinks are so popular: they contain sodium, a key electrolyte. But they aren’t your only option. By mixing …

15 Myths About Barefoot Running: What My Experiences Have Taught Me

Posted by Jason on Jan 10, 2012 | 35 Comments<p>This post is a tangent derived from my post last week about some shoe industry misconceptions and my …

Learn the 100-Up

W.G. George, the fastest miler of 19th century, invented what he called the “Hundred-Up” and wrote about it at length. If this is your first …

The Barefoot Running High

It was in 1988 that Milind Soman stopped swimming. He had been a national-level swimmer, but his tryst with sports had lost momentum. It would take …

Why You Have Sore Feet From Running

Do you have <b>sore feet from running</b>? Wearing cushioned running shoes with arch support causes unnatural interference to your foot’s regular function. …

Training advice - The Running Bug

When Canned Food Is Freshest

Canned food can seem a lot less enticing than fresh produce, but it's time for you to rethink your shoping habits. A new Michigan State University study shows canned produce is not only cheaper than fresh, but also can contain more nutrients because packaging fruit and vegetables at their peak …

Tomatoes

15 Great Post-Run Beers

Beer

No Reason To Worry About Pronation

A new and well-done study provides more evidence that runners need not fear normal pronation<p>For many years, shoe companies, magazines, and assorted running experts advised pronating runners to seek out motion-control shoes. The idea seemed simple: The inward-tilting motion of the legs after ground …

Biomechanics

How Much Fat Should Runners Eat?

<i>Too little fat is as bad as too much fat.</i><p>Fat is the victim of an unfortunate name. It is all too easy to believe that eating fat makes a person fat. …

6 Rules for Eating Right as a Runner

Keep it simple, keep it balanced, and stay hydrated.<p>When you start exercising regularly, you might have to revamp some of your everyday eating habits in order to feel your best while you’re working out and avoid unwanted bathroom stops. Here are some general rules.

Nutrition

Five Tips for Beginners for Fueling on the Run

Eating on the run may feel unnatural but it's important to sustain energy.<p><i>Hi Susan,</i><p><i>I am training for my first marathon and I'm having a tough time figuring out the run nutrition. Coming from a 5K background, eating while running just doesn't feel right. I'm having a tough time getting anything down</i> …

Nutrition

The Awesomeness Of Omega-3s

<i>This fatty acid has many benefits for runners.</i><p>Omega-3s are healthy for everyone, but runners in particular should delight in the anti-inflammatory …

Easy Upgrades

Get more nutrition out of already healthy foods by adding one ingredient.<p>If you're like most runners, you eat right most of the time. Maybe you have oatmeal for breakfast, yogurt as a snack, and whole-wheat pasta to refuel postrun. All smart choices—but there's a way to transform these stalwarts …

Nutrition

Training: marathontips

28 februari 2018<p>Nerveus heen en weer lopen vlak voor de start is een bekend schouwspel. De één moet nog even snel wat eten, de ander nog even naar …

Sportvoeding voor, tijdens en na hardlopen

Voeding voor, tijdens en na hardlopen<p>Inleiding<p>Met juist samengestelde dagelijkse voeding kan je je sportprestaties verbeteren.<br>• Het voordeel van …

Eten voor de marathon - Runner's World

1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>6<p><b>Broodmaaltijden</b><p>Beschuit<p>1 stuk<p>10<p>160<p>40<p>7<p>0<p>Brood (bruin, volkoren, wit)<p>1 snee<p>35<p>350<p>85<p>16<p>1<p>Cornflakes<p>1 eetlepel<p>4<p>65<p>15<p>3<p>0<p>Hagelslag, anijshagel, …

Skipping Drills With Meb Keflezighi

In this second installment of the Skills and Drills video series presented by CEP Compression, three-time U.S. Olympian and 2009 New York City …

How to Pace Your First Half or Full Marathon

The key is to run by how you feel on race day.<p><i>Sandra asks: I’m running my first marathon in</i> <i>Cleveland</i> <i>this May, and I’m wondering if you have any tips on pacing. How fast should I start? Should I use the Pace Team?</i><p>Excellent choice in races, Sandra, and a great question too! My racing philosophy is a …

Marathons

Vanilla-Almond Chia Breakfast Pudding

Shares 20.8K<p>Once the ultimate energy food for ancient Mayans and Aztecs, chia seeds are an excellent source of antioxidants, omega-3s, calcium and …

Alternatives to Gels and Sports Drinks During Marathons

If gels upset your stomach, new research says to try raisins, honey, or sugar cubes.<p><i>I used to do fine with gels and sports drinks during marathons, but recently they have begun to disagree with me. Are there any alternatives I can carry during a marathon so I don't throw up?</i><p><i>– Nancy</i><p>Great question, …

Nutrition

Comfort Food Gets A Healthy Makeover

When it's cold outside, choose these healthier comfort foods.<p>Oh baby, it’s cold outside. When the weather outside is less than forgiving—like it is where I live in Pittsburgh—comfort foods sound great. But some of these foods pack a pretty hefty calorie punch, which can make your next run feel more …

Nutrition

Tips for Your First Race

Follow these steps to prepare for your first 5K or 10K.<p>Even for seasoned racers, the days before a race can be stressful. With all the hope and hard work that you’ve invested in your goal event, you want to arrive at the starting line feeling calm, healthy, and ready to run your best. Here are a …

Marathons

From couch to ultra marathon: Bill Hoffman at TEDxAlbany 2013