You’ve been logging miles all summer training for the Charles Street 12 miler. With the race just a few days away, the time to build strength and speed is behind us, and now it’s time to recover and prepare our bodies for a strong race. Nutrition should be a part of that preparation; do you have a plan to eat well this week?
Training for a 5K race is a fantastic way to strengthen your heart, body and mind, and being a part of a running community has tremendous emotional benefits, too. Eating well throughout your training is an important consideration to ensure you’ll continue running in good health. Though we’re all a little different, there are a few generally agreed upon strategies on how, when + what to eat to get the most out of your training: