Training

Nutrition

Check out the articles below to discover how effective fuelling can make you a healthier, fitter and faster runner.

From what marathon-mad chef Michel Roux Jr has for breakfast to essential sports nutrition advice from Lucozade Sport, we’ve got your fuelling needs covered.

  • Nutrition & Hydration – The Facts
    Have you considered your nutrition and hydration strategy?
  • Sports Nutrition Essentials
    Hydration and nutrition can make or break your marathon but the good news - it's easy to get it right
  • Michel Roux Jr's Better Breakfasts
    We caught up with the chef Michel Roux Jr to find out how he’s preparing for his next marathon and what he eats for breakfast to ensure he has enough energy to keep on running…
  • Race-Day Nutrition
    Preparation is the key to an enjoyable race day experience, and when it comes to nutrition, preparation can make the difference between achieving your goals or not.
  • How To Approach Your Water Intake During The Marathon
    Professor Paul Gately, Professor of Exercise and Obesity at Leeds Metropolitan University, explains how to keep your marathon hydration strategy on track
  • Healthy Snacks for Runners
    Find out how to satisfy your cravings with this selection of healthy – and homemade – savoury options, put together by Annie Rice.
  • Fast Food
    Tasty dishes perfectly balanced for fuelling your runs, speeding your recovery and keeping you healthy – and all whipped up in 15 minutes or less!
  • Festive Favourites
    We all expect our waistbands to expand a little over the festive season – in fact, the average Briton eats more than 4,000 calories on Christmas Day alone.
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