Go into any grocery these days, and you’ll find a dizzying number of engineered sports bars, drinks, meals, and gels promising to help you run faster, go longer, and get leaner. With all those bold promises, it’s easy to end up with GI distress, or piling on the pounds on the way to the starting line, instead of shedding them—not to mention derailing the race that you put in so much training to prepare for.
And as you’ve probably already discovered, you can have the legs and lungs of an Olympian, but if you’re not properly fueled, your performance is at risk.
Here are some tips on how to fuel up with whole foods to make the most of your training, and reach your fitness goals. Read more