Thursday, 30 November 2017

Planning to run the marathon ? Read on our nutrition guide.

Training for marathon starts 4-5 months prior to the event.It involves running 4-5 days a week,stretching and muscle strengthening exercises.So, your diet must provide you required nutrition to pump energy in you and help build strength.60-70% of your daily requirement of calorie should come from carbohydrates and rest from lean proteins,healthy fat and fibre.Also consume 15-20 gms of protein for muscle repair 2-3 hours before run. Staying hydrated is a must.So,sip on fluids during the run.
After the run,hydrate immediately and within 1 hour consume proteins and carbohydrates.