Scott adjusts his eating habits as he gets closer to completing his first half marathon.By Scott Brown
Running Nutrition: How to Fuel Correctly
One of the beautiful things about running many miles—say, while you’re training for a marathon—is that you can consume a whole lot of calories. After all, you need a lot to burn, right?
While that’s true, there are certain types of food that will improve your run, and there are others that could possibly hinder it. And when you eat is a big part of the equation, too.
Here we break it down for you: What’s been good for other runners, how to find out what’s best for you and—maybe most importantly—how to keep it up.
Running Nutrition Articles & Advice
The simple answer: It depends less on rank and more on the factors that affect caloric burn. See what they are here.By Emily Brown
Eating before a run can help or hurt your workout, depending on a number of factors. Decode your perfect pre-run fuel plan with this advice.By Emily Brown
Just because you're running 3.1 miles doesn't mean you can ignore nutrition. Train smart for your 5K with the right meal plan.By Emily Brown
Have a successful race day with proper diet and nutrition. Follow this guide to avoid making mistakes like overeating and under hydrating.By Emily Brown
It's easy for beginning runners to be confused about how much to eat to fuel their workouts and reach their goals. Before you stock up on protein powdBy Maile Proctor
Ever wondered how age will impact your ability to run? It's not all bad news. In fact, the good news is that you can trek well into your golden yearsBy Nancy Clark, MS RD CSSD
Don't let an injury derail your nutrition and fitness goals. Here's how to adjust your lifestyle while you recover.By Pamela Nisevich Bede, M.S., R.D.