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Courtesy of Sarah Trimble Nutrition at Framar Health, Official Nutrition Partner for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon. What to eat before you run: 1 Meals should be consumed at least two hours before a run, running on a full stomach can result in painful gastric symptoms. If it's a few hours since you've eaten, you should eat a small snack such as a banana with a handful of nuts or an energy bar.

2 It's essential to eat a good serving of a carbohydrate-rich food. Glucose (blood sugar) is the fuel that supplies energy to our muscles during exercise. Good pre-run carb sources include pasta, rice, oats in porridge or oatcake, bread (sourdough) and potatoes.

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Aug 3, 2019
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