Meal plans for runners... If you’re taking on a challenge this year, be it a 5k or a marathon, getting your training diet spot on will help you go that extra mile. Sports nutritionist James Collins works with elite athletes from Team GB and the Arsenal football team to hone their diets for sporting excellence. Here he shares an example training plan, which you can tweak and build on to help you reach your goals!
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!
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.