Running 101 – The Beginners Guide To Runners Diet

Whether you a decorated marathoner, or a complete beginner, your running performance, recovery, and fitness levels depend, mostly, on eating the right foods at the right times. By eating the right foods and drinks at the right times, your body will recover quickly and be able to perform the way you want it to. Without the proper diet, it matters little how hard or great your running routine is, eventually,  your athletic performance will suffer, and most likely start going backward. That’s why proper nutrition goes hand in hand with logging the miles. Here is the good news In today’s post, dear reader/runner, I’m sharing with you basics of proper runners diet. My hope is that by the end of this post, you’ll have all the pieces you need to start eating healthier. So, are you excited? Then here we go.

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What is the Difference Between Natural & Processed Foods?

Whether you are a runner, a biker, a Crossfitter, or just a fitness enthusiast, the quality of food you consume has a huge impact on your fitness gains and results. And as you might already know, there are mainly two categories of foods: natural foods and processed foods. So what’s the difference between these two? Which one is better for you? Why? Which one (s) should you avoid? These are some of the questions I will give a clear and jargon-free answer to. In today’s post, I will dive a little deeper into what makes (and defines) natural foods versus processed foods as there some to still be many misunderstandings regarding this topic. So are you excited? Then here we go… What is the Difference Between Natural & Processed Foods?

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How to Properly Fuel For Your Training – Basic Runners Diet Advice

Here is the thing. Eat the right things at the right times, and you’ll run better. In fact, if you’re serious about reaching your full potential, you must properly fuel your body both before and after training. Your daily energy intake is by far the most crucial part of your nutrition plan no matter what your fitness goal is (improving performance, building muscle, losing weight, you name it). If you stick to a healthy, balanced diet, making sure you are getting ample nutrients and calories, you should be set on the right path. Otherwise, if you ignore your fuel needs, you’re going to be setting the stage for training setbacks. And you don’t want that. The ideal diet is a lot like a good training regime. The right nutrition plan will improve your performance and deliver great results in the same manner a well-rounded running program gradually improves your power and conditioning. That’s why, dear reader, today I’m going to share with you some of the basic runner's diet and guidelines to help you properly fuel for your training. So are you excited? Then here we go. How to Properly Fuel For Your Training - Basic Runners Diet Advice
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