FOOD FOR … Snacks for Runners
How snacks may be used strategically for health and body composition goals as well as pre, during and post run fueling. We talk about the pitfalls of grazing and a reminder of the importance of adding in the energy value (calories) into your overall energy requirement calculations.
The ideal macronutrient composition of snacks pre, during and post running.
The importance and timing of quick release carbohydrate foods pre and during training.
Karen’s personal choices of quick release carbohydrate snacks
Post Recovery Snacks – what to eat within 30 minutes and what to eat 1-2 hours after your run.
Our favourite snack suggestions for you to try.
What ingredients Karen includes in her homemade bars and how she makes them so they don’t crumble or break up when running!
Quick Release Snack Ideas for the 30-minute window at the end of a run and Aileen’s post run recovery juice of watermelon, coconut water and honey. Plus, some easy snack meal ideas.