How To Fuel For A Marathon: What To Eat Before, During, + After Your Race

Aside from your marathon pace training, long runs, strength training sessions, and attempt at a good night’s sleep and a nutritious diet, daily fueling is as critical as all the pieces to your marathon puzzle.  Maintaining a well-balanced, nutritious diet throughout your training, and before, during, and after your race, is the key to completing … Read more

Marathon Training Diet: What To Eat While Training For A Marathon

Running a marathon is arguably one of the most rewarding and empowering experiences, and can be more than just a bucket list item for many runners. Indeed, marathon training can be a lifestyle. When one marathon is done, the recovery period is often used to start planning the next one, several months out. However, as … Read more

What To Eat The Night Before A Long Run For Maximum Results

What to eat the night before a long run? Runners, especially marathon and ultra runners, put a lot of effort into planning their hydration and nutrition strategies for while they are running, and especially for while they are racing. While being focused on that is important, it’s easy to forget how crucial it is to … Read more

What to Eat Before a Marathon: When, What, And How Much To Eat

Figuring out what to eat before a marathon could make or break your race. Why? Because if you eat something your body is still digesting, you could wreck your stomach and have GI issues and steal much-needed fuel away from your body.  BUT, on the flip side, you could also supply your body with the … Read more

Carb Loading for Runners: How to Carb Load + Common Mistakes

When it comes to carb loading, the pre-race pasta dinner and the marathon go hand-in-hand. It’s a long-running joke (pun intended) that if you’re gearing up for a marathon, you’re going to be eating lots of pasta the night before. But there’s more that goes into carbo-loading for a marathon or half marathon than just … Read more

My Vegan Marathon: How I Trained for NYC Marathon on a Vegan Diet

In this guest post, Peter Manley details his vegan marathon experience, as he began both his marathon training and his vegan diet just 12 weeks before his marathon experience! Here’s his story: * * *  The title of this article may sound triumphant, warm, and fuzzy, but I want to start off by saying that my transition … Read more

10 Rules of Marathon Training Nutrition

In this post, we dive into marathon training nutrition and give our 10 rules for how to eat and fuel when in marathon training mode! Whether you are close to race day or you are just beginning your training plan, it’s important that you are aware of the science behind sports nutrition so that you … Read more