Nutrition for Runners (Lose Weight and Run Faster Without Dieting)

Nutrition for Runners (Lose Weight and Run Faster Without Dieting)

Mark Kennedy
Founder of None to Run
November 28, 2023

Whether you like it or not, regular running does not mean you should let your nutrition suffer.

In fact, the opposite is true. And if you're looking to lose weight, coupling consistent running with a good diet can increase your chances of reaching your goal weight.

In this episode I talk with Jason Fitzgerald from Strength Running. Jason is a running coach, 2:39 marathoner and a wealth of practical knowledge when it comes to all things running.

If you want to become the best runner you can be, your diet can not be ignored.

Listen to this podcast episode and be sure to check out Jason's Nutrition for Runners program.

Loved @fANNEtasticfood and @JasonFitz1 's interview with Nancy Clark from their Nutrition for Runners program. So many great tips!— Alexis T (@runcrush) February 16, 2015          

In this podcast, you will learn about:

  • Why runners should even care about nutrition.
  • The difference between eating well for a runner versus a non-runner.
  • What you should eat before a run.
  • How far or long do you need to run before considering mid-run fueling.
  • The best foods to consume after your workout.
  • Jason's take on re-fueling with chocolate milk.
  • How a training plan differs for runners that are looking to lose weight versus runners who are looking to get faster.
  • How it's possible to go for a run in a fasted state.
  • Are supplements necessary for runners?
  • And more...

Links and resources mentioned in this podcast:

Nutrition for Runners - Jason's program to energize your runs, help you drop those last 10 pounds & fuel right for your workouts. Strength Running - Jason's main website and blog.

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