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162: Fuel Like A Runner

162: Fuel Like A Runner

nutrition Oct 08, 2020


Everyone wants the secret to proper fueling during a race and the exact nutrition plan following a workout or race.  While there are certain guidelines and general methods that work better than others, a major part of the picture is overall nutrition.  In this episode we will highlight some details that you can take away as tips, but focus on the big picture.  We also cover how nutrition, like most things in life, comes down to your mind.  You are a runner, an athlete, a healthy person. 


Highlights of the Episode

What does proper nutrition look like for athletes?

Foods that can help you feel better from your previous or next workout

How to balance food groups

What should you eat before, during, and after a run?

Simple carbs that can become rapid fuel

What’s the ideal macro combination?

Many runners like the slogan “I run for the....”


Challenge of the week

📣 For this week's challenge, post a photo of one of your post-run meals (or multiple!). 

✨🥗 Show off how you are re-fueling your body after you run! Also, don't forget to tag us @realliferunners


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