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How to Grill Up a Healthy Burger

Before you fire up the barbeques, make sure you know which burgers are best. Summer just isn’t summer without burgers sizzling on the grill. And with more healthy options than ever, burgers really can be runner-friendly fare. Top any of these burgers with colorful lettuce greens and slices of red and yellow tomato, and then serve in a whole-grain bun for a nutrient-packed recovery meal.

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Does Skipping Breakfast Affect Performance?

Breakfast, we’re often told, is the most important meal of the day. It certainly seems that way to me – I can’t imagine making it to noon without eating. But the literature is much more mixed. Lots of studies have found that habitual breakfast eaters tend to be leaner, but that doesn’t mean that eating breakfast is what causes people to be lean. In fact, most studies do find that skipping it results in lower overall kilojoule consumption during the day (though it may also lead to being less active and burning fewer calories).

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The Health Benefits of Tea

Irish people love their cup of tea but is it a good way to hydrate after a run or all flavours equally healthy?

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Top 10 nutrition tips for runners

  As a runner your energy requirements can be high – after all, you will typically burn an extra 100 calories for every mile that you run.

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Foods for fueling your running training

Pasta is many runners’ preferred food and is ideal starchy carbohydrate for fuelling your runs and races, as it will give you unprocessed, slow-release energy, especially the wholegrain variety.

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Fast Food May Help You Recover Similar to Sport Products

McDonald’s hash browns, hamburger, fries, and Coke produce similar response as well-known sport meals.

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Forget protein….skimmed milk is just the recovery drink

It’s a lot cheaper and you can put it on your Coco Pops.