Written by on 8/8/2014 6:30:00 AM
A key component in marathon and half-marathon training is nutrition. Fueling your body for endurance is essential. Here is some advice from Jackie Dikos, registered dietitian and sports dietetics specialist at Community:
Your body turns carbohydrates into glucose which gives you energy and fuels long, demanding training sessions. Carbohydrates are an essential part of a good endurance diet. Try to include a source of quality carbohydrates with each meal and snack. Oatmeal, whole grains and brown rice are a few examples. continue reading ...