Thinking of running a marathon or ultra in the next few months?
You may want to consider nutrition as part of your training plan to
help your body through the tough and easy sessions.
There are several key elements of nutrition that runners need to know in order
to maximise performance their performance.
The main focus with endurance training is to match your fuelling to the volume
of training that your putting in. This process is known as ‘periodising’ your training diet.
Your nutritional needs should look different on each day. Having a balance
between protein and carbohydrates could be a key factor to your marathon running success.
Here is an infographic that explains how you can fuel the body – before a run, during
a run and after a run.
Thanks to the guys at Healthambition for creating this infographic!