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What Should I Eat and Drink During Long Runs

 

Should runners diet to lose weight?  Find out from our sports nutrition expert!

 

In this episode, 

We have Jenn Giles from Eat 4 Sport on the show to educate us on what food we should be eating and when we should eat those foods to not only lose weight but run at our best as we age.  We also talk about how much we should be drinking, protein intake for aging runners, nutrition during and after menopause, healthy snacking for shift workers and so much more! Jenn is a board certified sports dietitian, speaker, writer, exercise physiologist, triathlon coach & RRCA running coach and a true expert on this topic.

 

 

Click the video below to watch the LIVE within the Healthy Runner Facebook Group

Listen to the Podcast Episode during your next run!

 

Here are some of the questions that were answered during this very informative chat:

  • What type of diet is best for runners?
  • Is intermittent fasting good for runners?
  • How long should I eat before running? 
  • What do I eat before runs?
  • What should I eat and drink during long runs?
  • What are the best snacks to eat after a run to recover?
  • Do older runners need more protein?
  • How much water do I really need to drink?
  • What is the best diet to follow during menopause?

 

Link for the free self assessment mentioned during this episode: https://eat4sport.mykajabi.com/pl/243137

 

Connect with Jennifer Giles:

Facebook Community: The Sports Nutrition Hub

Website: https://www.jenngilesrd.com/

Instagram: @jenngileseat4sport 

Facebook: Jennifer O’Donnell Giles

Facebook Page: JennGiles Eat4Sport  

TikTok: @eat4sport

 

 

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You can listen to all the information in this episode on the Healthy Runner Podcast…available wherever you get your podcasts!

 

 

Here is what other runners are saying about the podcast

 

 

Thank you (running friends) for taking the time to read and I hope you enjoy the podcast episode!

Warmest regards,

 

– Duane

 

Duane Scotti, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS

 

 

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Over four months of working with Duane, I have built back to five days a week of running and am almost back up to my pre-injury weekly mileage and long run distance. Whenever I have flare ups or setbacks, Duane reassures me and makes necessary adjustments so that I can continue to progress in my running journey. I have had so much success with him so far that I have signed on for four more months so that he can help me to continue getting stronger as I train for the Dopey challenge in Disney World.

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