NUTRITION

lentils

Benefits of Lentils for Runners

Runners have high nutritional requirements, due to the great amount of miles they tend to run during training and races. For that reason, it is essential to follow a diet full of functional and nutritionally dense foods, which allows them to obtain the necessary nutrients in order to have energy to run and to recover …

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marathoners and fat

FAT AND MARATHONERS | IMPORTANCE

To run a half marathon (21 km or 13 miles) or a full marathon (42 km or 26.1 miles), our body needs much more energy compared to shorter races. Although many runners believe that carbohydrates (pastas are usually the favorite ones) are the only source of energy, for a half or a full marathon runner, fat is also …

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nuts

Runner’s Diet: nuts benefits

Nuts (almonds, walnuts, chestnuts, etc) can contribute substantially to a runners’ diet due to their nutritional benefits. Even though most runners avoid eating nuts due to their high caloric value and fat input, that is one of the main benefits for those who train a lot. Enter your email address:Delivered by FeedBurner