Here are the top five pre-race nutrition mistakes runners make—and how to keep them from ruining your big day.By Kelly Bastone
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
Scott adjusts his eating habits as he gets closer to completing his first half marathon.By Scott Brown
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
The best way to fuel your body through a marathon is to drink enough fluids and consume at least 60 grams of carbohydrates per hour. Figure out the beBy Matt Fitzgerald
Fat has a bad reputation. But high-fat diets offer one significant benefit to runners. Learn how to use this nutrient to your advantage.By Matt Fitzgerald
Studies have shown that low-carb diets do indeed increase fat burning during running. But, how does this affect performance?By Matt Fitzgerald