Marathon day is getting closer! Time to start thinking about what to eat before the race. We have our pre race meal set, but what about the rest of the week? This article gives ideas of exactly what you should eat (with an actual list of foods to eat!) during the week leading up to and morning of the Marathon.
Impossibly easy to make-DIY waterproof homemade race pace band- takes less than five minutes to make. Link to a template for both marathon, half marathon, 5K and 10K- in miles or km. These are a must if you want to stay on pace during a race. Running Motivation and quotes |Training plans| fitness
We've been following the progress of Sophie Spittlehouse in her training to run the London Marathon on April 24th 2016 in support of Mental Health Foundation. She's been kind enough to provide us with her 16 Week Marathon Training Plan complete with exercise, nutrition and supplement ideas. If you're looking to start a diet or exercise program, take a look and who knows, maybe you'll be running the London Marathon in 2017!
Beginner Tips for Training and Running Your First Marathon
The 8 Best Stretches to Do Before Running | Nothing can derail your fitness goals like an injury. Running with muscles that are cold and not properly stretched can result in a muscle strain that keeps you off your feet -- and off the road or trail -- for days, weeks or even months. Beginning each running workout with a 5- to 10-minute jog followed by stretching helps warm up your muscles sufficiently so they’re primed for your run, whether it’s a couple of miles or a marathon.