When you’re training for a marathon or any endurance event, proper nutrition is more important than ever. Learning how to fuel your body is just as important as lacing up your shoes and can make or break your training. It’s also important to use your training cycle to figure out what works and what doesn’t work for your body so you don’t run into any surprises on race day. We’ve compiled some recipes and marathon nutrition tips to help you get started!
In this article you’ll learn:
- Recipes for energy and recovery
- How to fuel yourself even if you are on a special diet
- General Q&A on marathon nutrition from our experts
- Common nutrition tips for runners
- Nutrition tips for Race Day
Packed with protein and carbohydrates, this fat-free shake will help you recover after a long run. It contains tart cherry juice, which acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and also can help with sleep.Learn More
These protein energy bars are packed with nutrition but small enough not to weigh you down. The fruit, honey and cereal will give your body high-glycemic carbs for fast-acting energy, while the low-glycemic oats offer longer-lasting carbs.Learn More
Proper fueling for endurance training can be tricky, and even more so for someone who follows a special diet, such as those who have celiac disease and cannot eat gluten, or vegans. Here are some tips to get the right nutrition within the constraints of your diet.Learn More
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Here are some of the quickest and easiest nutrition tips for runners to keep you performing at your best throughout your training.Learn More
When race day is near, you may want to consider some tweaks to your usual nutrition plan to prime your body for the big day. Throughout training, you should have learned what works for your body and what doesn’t. We’ve laid out some final tips for you to ensure you’re ready to go!Learn More