What to do during marathon
Are you a marathon runner? Here are few more tips used while training
Carbohydrate rich food will help you to build up your muscles. Before 5 to 7 days of your marathon, follow this kind of recommended diet. For marathon fitness, rest is one of the important factor. When the date of marathon nears this reduces your mileage per practice and helps to increase your carbohydrate intake.
At the time of marathon, it’s mandatory of not to eat anything that your body not used for. You must eat good and healthy food before the marathon day. At the practice sessions make sure to build up electrolytes through which your body has lost by sweat. Drink coconut water, another drink is mix 1 tsp of salt and half a tsp of sugar to your water. Avoid juices at the time of your running. Juices will have high carbohydrate and sugar content that will absorb your fluid. There are various drinks such as Gatorade which is used before the time of marathon in order to experience the drink.
Mash the bananas and add some cinnamon powder to it which will help you to reduce any kind of muscle soreness. Another good food is to eat dates or raisins. These all are good source of sugar, potassium and carbohydrates.
On the time of marathon run well to spread out your calories throughout the day. Eat three normal meals. Make sure to add more carbohydrates to your food. Try to eat dinner between 4 and 6 pm on the evening before the marathon day. This gives plenty time to digest your body. At the time of marathon, eat breakfast before 90 minutes if running. Eat carbohydrate rich meal and need to include proteins such as bananas or peanuts. It’s mandatory to have a bowl of cereal with milk.