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  • Is Glutamine Essential for Runners?

    Let’s talk about glutamine supplements! Do you take them? Have your running friends been pushing you towards them? You surely have many questions concerning their efficacy and safety. We’ve been digging through all the latest scientific studies to find answers for your questions. Read on to become an expert on the subject of glutamine so that you can illuminate your fellow runners!

  • Does BCAA Supplementation Improve Running Performance?

    For those unfamiliar, BCAA is a type of dietary supplement marketed toward athletes as performance-enhancing. The letters stand for Branched Chain Amino Acids. Have you already included a BCAA supplement in your running regime? Are you looking to learn more about how useful or effective they really are? This article will be a good source of answers to your questions.

  • Spirulina: the Runner’s Superfood

    Thanks to its nutritional profile, spirulina frequently appears on lists of essential superfoods for runners. Still wondering why spirulina is so popular? Looking to find out if consuming it is as positive for your health and performance as claimed? In this article, we’ve summarized the latest conclusions drawn by the scientific community on this intriguing topic.

  • Marathons and carbohydrates: What to do and what not to do

    Because of the distance involved, a marathon must be approached with a different strategy than shorter races. Your choice of “fuel” before and during the race will strongly impact your goals. Indeed, a lack of it will inevitably lead to a certain difficulty around the 19th mile: the wall! Some know it, some fear it.

  • Hydration for runners, best practices

    Every runner knows that hydration is crucial to their activity: water is crucial to many of your body’s functions, and is a vital element of cellular exchange. In other words, your cells depend on water to stay healthy.

  • Lose weight effectively by running

    To lose weight, first of all you have to burn more calories than you are taking in. Running can help contribute to that burn. There are two possible options: outings focused on basic endurance, and high-intensity sessions in the form of interval training.