Ready To Run: Fuel Up!


You're laced up, your playlist is ready to go and you're psychologically amped to hit the trails; but you may be missing one VERY important step.  Have you fueled up?

Before starting your run; ensure that you are properly hydrated and that you have some calories in you for energy.  The best types of foods pre-run are easily digested carbohydrates (such as a banana or a piece of toast) that are consumed 30 minutes to 2 hours prior to running.  Carbohydrates are stored as glycogen and converted into the energy you will need for your run.

Post-run; try and consume foods with anti-inflammatory properties such as walnuts or avocado, and replenish your water!

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