Nutrition Breakdown for Ultra-Marathon Runners

The nutritional demands of ultra-marathon runners during training and racing play a large role in performance and recovery. A common challenge revolving around nutrition within these athletes is simply meeting the daily caloric demands that are essential for performance and recovery.1 Similar to a periodized training program, nutrition intake should be periodized in order toContinue reading “Nutrition Breakdown for Ultra-Marathon Runners”

Energy Balance and Performance

Nutrition plays a vital role within our daily lives and performance. The type, amount, and timing of our food intake all have the potential to influence performance outcomes. Before we can dive into these aspects, it’s important to first understand energy balance and what macronutrients are.   Energy Balance Essentially, energy balance is related to bothContinue reading “Energy Balance and Performance”