Thursday, February 4, 2010

When and What to Snack During Training

Distance runs, speed workouts, and opposition training are all important parts of preparing for a Half Marathon, but how you fuel these workouts can make all the difference.  We all know the importance of eating smaller meals through out the day to keep blood sugar from spiking, switching to whole grains and carbs to keep our energy steady and consuming lean protein for muscle conditioning.  The biggest question may be when to consume which foods based around our workout schedules to keep up energy and replenish our stores.  Check out this article from Runners World that lines out the best snacks to eat each time of day to make the most of your workouts.Snacking Nutrition for Runners