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Curcumin to aid recovery for marathon runners

April 17, 2018
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When I started training for the Virgin London Marathon I wanted everything to be “perfect”. I wanted the perfect running shoes, the perfect sports bra, the perfect training plan and the perfect diet to enable me to run the strongest, fastest marathon I could muster. I put pressure on myself to have everything “perfect”. I mean hell I even stressed about which water-carrier vest would be best! But of course attempting perfection has its pitfalls. I was putting a lot of pressure on myself and having made the decision to run the VLM very last minute, I felt anxious already about not wasting a second to become an uber runner.… Continue reading...
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Nutrition on The Run

November 25, 2015
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We all know that exercising on a full stomach is not a good idea. Too much solid food consumption will divert blood from working muscles to the digestive process. This, along with the amount of digestive enzymes, fluids and time required to break down the food can cause bloating, nausea, stitches and/or lethargy. Additionally, some of the calories ingested from solid foods are used to simply break down and digest them; meaning these calories are wasted. So what to do when you want to squeeze in a workout first thing or later in the day in-between lunch and dinner and you need some fuel to get you going?… Continue reading...