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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.

  • Eat and Run
    Fuel your running with the right supermarket staples and you’ll prevent injury, maintain muscle, boost your immunity and become faster.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lucozade Sport’s Nutrition and Hydration Q&A
    Benjamin Garcia, Lucozade Sport’s Sports Science Manager answers some of the most common questions that marathon runners have on nutrition and hydration.
  • Breakfast like a King
    Whether you need to jump start your day ahead of a morning run or refuel after training, these simple, tasty breakfast recipes will keep you moving...
  • Comfort food made healthy
    Try these nutritious makeovers for guilt-free comfort food...
  • Seven great porridge toppings
    Instead of reaching for the golden syrup though, try these tasty – and nutritious – toppings to start your day the healthy way…