15 Best Supplements For Runners

Best supplements for runners
Are you a runner and you're not sure what kind of running supplements you should take? The best supplements for runners is a very specific topic. For a lot of newbies entering a nutrition store without proper research can lead to wasting a lot of money. You could spend huge amounts on supplements, protein powders and vitamins for runners but at the end of the [...]
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Should Runners Use BCAAs?

BCAA benefits for runners
If you’ve been involved in the running world, you’ve probably come across the term BCAAs and wondered what that meant. BCAAs have been gaining traction in the health and fitness world for all of their numerous health benefits, including recovery after exercise. But what exactly are they and should runners use BCAAs? What is BCAA? Some of us will ask themselves: What is BCAAs? What [...]
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Want to Manage Your Sweet Tooth? Try Sweet Defeat!

Sweet Defeat
Are you a lover of sweets and treats? Yep...same here. You are definitely not alone in that respect. I’m a notorious sweet tooth. In fact, even as an athlete, I struggle with sugar cravings just as much as the average person.  There are many different techniques that I have tried over the years to fight the cravings but to no avail. Recently though, I discovered [...]
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Are You Getting the Nutrients You Need?

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If you are eating a whole-food diet and running regularly for exercise, you’re well on your way to leading a healthy lifestyle. The thing is, many of us don’t realize how easy it is to develop deficiencies in certain nutrients. Not getting enough of the right vitamins and minerals can lead to a variety of health issues, from poor night vision to brittle nails and [...]
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Why Runners Should Take Magnesium

Magnesium for runners
Back again with another must-have nutritional supplement for runners! This time we will focus on magnesium as we explore its many benefits and why you should include it in your nutritional arsenal. First of all, you may have heard that you can use magnesium supplements to help you sleep. But did you know that you can also support your brainpower, as well as your exercise [...]
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Vitamins and Nutrients for Runners

Nutrition for runners
The market is full of vitamins for runners that are supposed to help us stay healthy and injury-free. When I first started to pay more attention to nutrients as an athlete, this topic was a little overwhelming for me. So, don’t fret at all. If you are stressed about the topic or are wondering what the essential vitamins for runners are, look no further than [...]
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The best Vitamin C supplement for runners

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Being an essential vitamin that can't be produced by the body, vitamin C has an important role in our body. Vitamin C benefits are scientifically proven. This article will share the best Vitamin C supplement and its benefits for runners. The vitamin C sources can be fruits and vegetables, including oranges, strawberries, kiwi fruit, bell peppers, broccoli, kale, and spinach, but also capsules and powders. My go-to [...]
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Energy supplements for running

energy supplements for running
Endurance athletes such as runners, swimmers or cyclists typically spend hours performing their sport. Whether it's clocking down miles over miles in long-distance training, over 200 miles on a bike or swimming endless laps in the pool. With all these training sessions and extreme demands on our bodies both physically and mentally athletes should pay close attention to their diet and correct supplementation. I get [...]
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Sunbutter Pumpkin Banana Bread

If you love SunButter, pumpkin, and banana, this bread is the best for you to try at home. I love baking it on a Friday so I'm having enough for the weekend as a treat after a long run, or race. The comforting spices come through, the taste of SunButter is amazing and the nuts add texture and crunch. Baked until it's moist, but not [...]
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Runners, This is Why You Should Take Prebiotics

Probiotics for runners
I have talked about the many reasons why runners should take probiotics before, but I largely focused on the pro-biotics and not the pre-biotics side of the subject. In this article, we will explore why prebiotics completes the overall equation for a healthy gut. Running and gut health is just as important as a great pair of running shoes.  The difference between probiotics and prebiotics [...]
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