Articles on Marathon Nutrition

January 7, 2018

Calorie Counters

Ever wonder why your Garmin says you burned 500 calories but another calorie tracker says you burned 700? On today’s Extra Kick podcast, Coach Hayley shares what to look for when determining an accurate calorie count! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio... 

November 19, 2017

Preventing Mid-Race Nausea

On today’s Extra Kick, Coach Hayley shares some preventative tips for a common problem among runners: mid-race nausea. Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Hayley: Hey Runners Connect fans. Welcome to the Runners Connect Run... 

Should Runners Take Supplements?

When it comes to supplements, a few are beneficial, some have no effect at all, and others can actually impair running performance. So which ones should you take and which ones should you toss? Coach Hayley explains in today’s Extra Kick podcast! Listen... 

How to Carry Water on Long Runs

Let’s face it, carrying water with you during your run can be difficult. So are there any tricks or tips you can learn to make it easier? Coach Hayley shares her insight on today’s Extra Kick! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach... 

How to Fuel Your Training

Not sure if you’re consuming enough calories to sufficiently fuel your training? Listen in as Coach Hayley explains how to make sure you’re getting enough in today’s podcast! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Hayley:... 

Lightheadedness During Race

In today’s Extra Kick, Coach Hayley reveals the causes behind mid-race lightheadedness, why it can be dangerous, and how to avoid it. Listen here! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Hayley: Hi everyone. I hope you are having... 

November 5, 2017

How to Feel Full

When you’re training hard, it can be difficult to feel satiated – even when you think you’re eating a lot. In today’s podcast, Coach Sinead shares some tips on how to feel full while also avoiding under and overeating. Listen... 

October 30, 2017

What to Eat During Your Taper

The hay’s in the barn and now it’s time to taper. But how should your diet change during this recovery phase? Coach Tony explains in today’s podcast! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach Tony: Hi everyone. Welcome to... 

October 29, 2017

How to Eat After a Long Run

Properly fueling after a long run is crucial to recovery, but knowing exactly how to do so can be tricky. Listen in as Coach Jeff breaks down how to eat on long run days so that you come away stronger than ever. Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Coach... 

October 22, 2017

Sleeping The Night Before a Race

Ever tossed and turned in bed the night before a big race, each hour getting more and more stressed that your lack of sleep is going to ruin your performance? Coach Hayley’s been there and knows your pain. But through research and experience, she... 

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