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Sports Nutrition for Runners

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Is it okay to use energy drinks the week leading up to a race?

In a couple of weeks I am running my first half marath...

JoannaMacCormac 1 month ago by lenzlaw 190 1
What to eat after run?

Hi, I'm new to running. What is a good thing to eat be...

BKAustinred 1 month ago by BOSNPM 432 5
Need help figuring out what recovery supplement is best for me

Hello!   After constantly reading different revi...

Chris1439 1 month ago by BOSNPM 287 5
Sport Drink on long runs?

I am sure this has been asked and answered but I am as...

lifl2003 2 months ago by Chris1439 1,045 4

Does anybody recomend any suplements to help with long...

RLBlunt8384 2 months ago by Julie Ann Hackett 445 4

I've bruised my tailbone 2 weeks ago. I slipped on ice...

PollyAnn 3 months ago by PollyAnn 581 3
What can i do to avoid hitting the wall during a marathon?

I have only run one marathon so far but a few miles af...

minimalist200 4 months ago by DaveVause 541 4
Eating disorders among runners

Hey everyone,   Just wanted to share my blog with...

rsteil12 4 months ago by rsteil12 298 0
running first thing in the morning on an empty stomach

Hi All-   The only chance I have to run is first...

lauriexxx 5 months ago by aramchek 2,891 8

hi guys! completely new and looking for the advice of ...

NYCAhenrietta 5 months ago by aramchek 848 3
are you missing anything in terms of food/drinks for runners?

Hi everyone,   I am a student at Lund Universit...

Eva88 6 months ago by Eva88 220 0
What/when do you eat before/after your run? (student research)

Hi everyone,   we are two students at Lund Univ...

Eva88 6 months ago by Eva88 251 0
Bananas as alternative to gu for long runs?

I read about this guy that only eats bananas as fuel f...

justamaniac 6 months ago by lenzlaw 874 6
Looking for advice on avoiding the wall while training for a marathon

I'm registered (again) for the NYC Marathon. Third tim...

dbernarducci 7 months ago by Chris1439 748 4
Runner who needs to lose weight that I gained!

Hi all. Been a really long time since I've posted here...

Crista317 7 months ago by Crista317 863 7
What to eat before running that is light?

I am a newbie and do 3 miles 3x week hoping to do more...

gogolegs 9 months ago by lenzlaw 4,376 10
Any runners out there that follow the Atkins principle of nutrition?

Was concerned about goo?  How many carbs and if t...

Bratkay 10 months ago by JustGlori 595 3
Running and Hypothyroidism

Hello... I'm 29 years old and have been an avid runner...

KaelynsMama 10 months ago by KaelynsMama 391 0
Hate to do this, but who agrees? Worst Advice Ever.

I recently read the following article... http://www....

lokim 1 year ago by JamesJohnsonLMT 1,224 3
Attention Female Half and Full Marathon Runners

Attention Female Half and Full Marathon Runners:  ...

merrittj1 1 year ago by merrittj1 752 0