Running Nutrition

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Runners Nutrition

Whether its an ultra-distance event or a shorter track event, the physical demands of running require a structured nutritional plan to support and promote optimal levels of fitness. With the implementation of a tailored training programme and detailed diet, runners can improve their performance dramatically.

Running Nutritional Guide

Although running is one of the most popular means of improving fitness it is also one of the most gruelling. Often exercising on their own, runners must produce the commitment, dedication and energy to fulfil their training goals and improve their performance.

The nature of an endurance sport like running causes the body to go through a great deal of stress in order for it to become fitter and more efficient. For athletes who run on a regular basis, it is important to provide the body with all the essential nutrients it requires to promote such physiological functions and improve fitness.

Before an event

Carbohydrates are the body's primary fuel source, therefore it is vital for runners to ensure they have consumed enough before a big race.

A slow-release carbohydrate source such as our Instant Oats should help to provide the body with the energy to complete the task at hand.


Whether you're a competitive runner or you simply run for fun, it is vital to ensure you have sufficient glycogen stores and hydration levels to maximize your performance.

The combination of carbohydrates and electrolytes found in good quality sports drinks can make it the perfect option to help keep your energy levels up until you hit the finish line.


Post-race, we recommend taking on board a combination high quality carbohydrates and protein to support the recovery process. For those who prefer to take just one supplement at a time, My Protein's recovery drink is a highly effective and convenient alternative.

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