Tag Archives: carb

Eating fruit as part of your daily diet

The reasons to eat fruit are endless, although we still sometimes opt for easier to source other options for snacks instead.  It’s easy to encorporate fruit as part of your daily intake. Average human body is composed of 57% water, while … Continue reading

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3 days to go…

Well… 3 days to go and the continuation of this weeks ‘carbo’ loading happens now… Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday I was more or less eating the same sort of amounts of food that I normally would, with a little extra.  Now … Continue reading

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Final Taper week & Carb loading

Week13 of my marathon training: taper week.  The aim is to keep active, but cut back on exercise.  Increase water and carb intake and increase sleep if possible. Perhaps this is too much planning…but here is the plan for this … Continue reading

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Carb Loading

You may have heard of carbohydrate-loading (carbo-loading) and many runners presume that they ought to be eating lots of rice, potatoes and pasta before a competition that requires long-distance running endurance. What’s really important though is the type of running event … Continue reading

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