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NUTRITION BEFORE ENDURANCE EXERCISE

Angela Leach
DATE: February 2018

NUTRITION BEFORE ENDURANCE EXERCISE

A car can have the biggest engine, the most expensive wheels and the loudest sound system, but without the right fuel, you are going nowhere. The same is true for your body, no matter how much effort you have put in during training, it t is unlikely that you will perform at your optimum unless you have been getting the correct nutrition. So what exactly should your nutrition plan before exercise look like? In this article I’ll take a look at the ins and outs of eating and drinking before endurance exercise.

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NEGATIVES OF FOOD ELIMINATION IN SPORTS NUTRITION

Wilna Eksteen
DATE:February2018

Athletes are at higher risk of developing eating disturbances and disorders than the general population. Preventing eating disorders is essential for athletes to avoid negative consequences to health and sport performance1.Although eating disorders might sound like a harsh term to use when talking about eliminating certain foods, the reason for the action is the same. You want to alter your diet to achieve a specific outcome, positive or negative. Why should you avoid eliminating foods from your diet, specifically when you are an athlete? Unfortunately preoccupation with food always has a behavioural and emotional origin or result that needs to be addressed.


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Heidi Van As

"Run/Walk for Life has Changed my life! I have done 3 x 10km races since November and am looking forward to the next one in January 2016. I am able to comfortably walk between 5 – 10km at a session and have a renewed new passion for life. The only time I am grumpy is when I cannot attend a session or it is cancelled due to weather.

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“When I joined Run/Walk 13 years ago my cholesterol was 7.4. It is now 4.6, without Doctors medication.

My resting pulse was between 82 and 84 and is now between 62 and 64. My blood pressure is 110/70.

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