Whether you are a seasoned runner or just starting out, the question of ‘what to eat’ can be baffling. Depending on the intensity, frequency and duration of exertion, the specific nutrition needed to properly fuel and aid in performance and recovery changes. The following answers will assist in helping you put sound nutrition practices into play. Remember – what you eat and drink can make or break your runs.
The question of how much water your body needs to stay hydrated can be a bit tricky. Is it eight glasses a day? There are easy rules to follow when trying to stay hydrated, but is there really a definitive answer to how much water is needed on a daily basis? Because we all have very different hydration needs that vary depending on our health, activity level, diet and climate, there is no specific one-size-fits-all recommendation.