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Last minute nutrition tips for marathons

London Marathon is on Sunday! Here are my top tips for last minute preparation in terms of nutrition: Check what is available to eat the night before if you’re staying away Plan breakfast and make sure you can eat what … Continue reading

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Caffeine and running

I thought I’d blog about this as I know a lot of runners swear by a coffee to get them going before a race and you’ll be pleased to know that out of all the supplements out there, caffeine is … Continue reading

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Nutrition, immunity and running

It’s safe to say Winter is here now and along with it, coughs, colds and stomach bugs. If you have children, you’re even more likely to come into contact with Winter bugs as children are great at spreading germs. Running … Continue reading

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High carb diets and running

Last week I talked about low carb diets and running. This week we’re going to talk about high carb diets and whether they have a place in running. High carb diets are needed by ultra runners who simply cannot consume … Continue reading

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Low carb diets and running

Why should you eat a low carb diet if you’re a runner? Carbohydrates were once thought to be the perfect fuel for running and a high carbohydrate, low fat diet was thought to be protective against heart disease, type 2 … Continue reading

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