Ramp up your diet to fend off sick days.
Written By: Selene Yeager
Running can hinder—or encourage—iron absorption. Here’s how to make it work for you. Athletes like runners may have an especially difficult time maintaining healthy iron levels because they have higher needs due to greater losses than their sedentary peers—but exercise-related inflammation can interfere with absorption. New research finds that timing iron consumption to your workout can affect its absorption […]
Written By: DIMITY MCDOWELL and RUNNER'S WORLD EDITORS
Avoid hitting the dreaded wall by fueling correctly. There’s a reason so many marathons and halfs offer a prerace pasta dinner the night before: A healthy store of carbohydrates is one key component to fueling your best performance. Most runners know they should eat pasta, rice, potatoes, or other high-carb foods before a half or […]
Article added September 12, 2019 Categories Featured Nutrition, Nutrition, Performance Foods, Uncategorized
Written By: JORDAN SMITH
Here’s how to get the most out of your favourite treat. Want a treat that treats you back—and can help you make the most out of your workout? Look no further than dark chocolate. Yep, really: Science is in your corner on this one. Chocolate has two properties that make it good for your workout—carbs and […]