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Race day nutrition – how many carbs do you really need?

For those of you preparing for a spring marathon, 20-milers are becoming an all too familiar part of your weekly training ritual. In the last post I talked about fuelling up in the days leading up to those long runs … Continue reading

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Enhancing nutrition to avoid the bonk

The wall, the bonk, whatever you want to call it, it’s what any marathoner fears most. It’s the point at which, no matter how much you will your legs to keep the pace they have, in fact, turned to lead. … Continue reading

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Post-exercise cravings…..what is your body telling you?

Don’t you love those workouts that leave you feeling like you’re truly on top of the world? That feeling of euphoria and invincibility comes courtesy of “feel-good” neurotransmitters (adrenaline, dopamine and serotonin) that are released during aerobic exercise. ┬áThese endorphins … Continue reading

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