Food Tips For Runners
Identity IssuesEvery runner has an eating personality. Learn how to make the most of yours.From the August 2010 issue of Runner's World
"Most runners love eating almost as much as running, even if they don't go about it the same way. Some diligent souls keep track of every gram of carbohydrate and protein that passes their lips. Others are so consumed with work, kids, and training that they grab whatever seems healthy enough to consume on the fly.
Of course, there's no single right way to eat well. Each approach has its own merits and drawbacks. The key to fueling your body and running your best, says San Diego-based nutritionist Tara Coleman, is to understand your tendencies, so you can build on healthy choices and adjust not-so-good-for-you habits. Whether you graze every few hours or eat the same three meals every day, here's how to tweak your diet so it better meets your nutritional—and running—needs."
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With the exception of The Habitual Eater, I've been all of them at one time or another. I started becoming the Restrictive Eater after getting back from my vacations. :-)
What sort of eater are you?