NUTRITION & HYDRATION
Nutrition & Hydration
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:
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.
Here's everything you need to know about staying hydrated when running in summer.
If you're training for a long-distance race, learn how energy gels can help add a boost to your stride.
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.
Run the Wild's Karin Voller explains what, where, when, why and how to stay hydrated when you're out running.