NUTRITION & HYDRATION
Nutrition & Hydration
5 Running Recipes
Getting your nutrition right is an essential (and often overlooked) aspect of training. Fuelling your body efficiently is not just about maximising speed and building endurance; it’s about feeding your muscles the energy they need to reduce the risk of injury and aid post-run recovery too. We asked our experienced staff what running recipes fire-up their brains and bodies for training and racing:
How to Stay Hydrated Before, After, and During your Run
As the weather heats up, dehydration can unexpectedly hit, even on shorter runs.
Here's everything you need to know on why hydration is important, the dangers of dehydration, and a comprehensive guide to sports drinks to keep you running easily and healthily whatever the temperature.
How to Fuel your Running
Fuelling your body with the correct food types will not only boost your performance but reduce your risk of injury, and shorten your recovery time.
So we asked Kate Percy, founder of Go Faster Food, marathon runner, and author of the Go Faster Food series (available on Amazon), how to easily add sports nutrition into everyday training with practical tips and delicious recipes.
Everything you Need to Know about Energy Gels
With more technology and more understanding of sports nutrition than ever before, running faster, for longer has never been easier. From sports drinks to food, there are hundreds of products on the market, but possibly the most convenient and essicient way to fuel your body on the go is with energy gels.
If you're training for a marathon, or even further, this is how energy gels work, helping you understand when and how to use them for maximum performance.
An Expert Guide to Running Nutrition
If you're looking to up your mileage or beat your PB it's important to fuel your body properly before, during, and after your run to ensure you're running at your best.
We asked Pure Sports Medicine Dietician Linia Patel for her advice on how best to fuel your muscles to keep us running further and for longer.