London Marathon Milestones: In the Beginning….
Outlining the various types of Marathon Training Plans available online and discussing how to decide which one may be the best one for YOUR marathon training.
Considering how a novice runner’s training plan may look as they begin their 16 weeks of run training for the London Marathon whilst highlighting the importance of strength training, stretching, and yoga and Pilates.
Focussing on the importance of food and nutrition for running performance before delving deeper into the area of “Everyday Healthy Eating” as the foundation on which to build more targeted nutrition for running a marathon. The three areas discussed are:
- Food quality
- Plate balance
- Timing of meals and snacks
Delving into Food Quality
Moving on to discuss Plate Balance
Explaining Timing of Meals and Snacks and its link to blood sugar balance (BSB)
Some TIPS on how to put the nutritional principles into action to support marathon training including:
- Foods to eat to achieve plate balance
- Easy and practical solutions to help “make change happen”
- Pre-planning meals and run training to support performance
Finishing with an Action Point to help get you started