Eating For A 5K Run

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Eating For A 5K Run

Eating for a 5k run is a little different to most other ways of eating, if you want to become a good runner, you’ll need to approach the way you eat in a slightly different way. The lighter you are, the easier and faster you’ll run, but most 5k runners don’t enter a 5k race for speed, so eating for a 5k run is of a lesser importance. You’ll burn off calories during training, so to improve performance you may need to eat more. If you’re overweight then this maybe a hindrance to your progress. Being lighter will definitely help you to run faster, further and with less stress on the joints. To become a better 5k runner, your body needs good quality fuel. The types of foods you eat needs to change if you’re running regularly. A typical weight loss program might require somewhere in the region of 50 – 60 %…

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