Fuel Your Run: From the Fleet Feet Sports Blog

The Fleet Feet Sports Blog is full of helpful (and sometimes tasty!) information! Check out a recent post with fueling tips! 

Whether you eat too much of the wrong things, or you're dogged by on-the-run GI distress, there are just so many ways to go wrong when trying to balance your nutrition and running needs. Here are six tips for fueling your run, and how to tweak your eating routine to see improvements

1. Don't shun carbs.

Eat wholesome, whole-grain-carb-rich, low fat, low fiber foods before your workouts. Unfortunately, carbs have become public enemy No. 1 in recent years. But carbs are the body’s best form of fuel. That doesn’t mean you have to load up on bagels, pastas, and muffins. Fill up with high-quality unprocessed carbs like whole grains, vegetables, and fruits, that also offer vitamins and minerals to improve your health and prevent illness. Avoid refined and processed carbs, which contain lots of calories and additives with little health benefit.

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