The food you eat can enhance your athletic performance because a well-planned, nutritious balanced diet will meet all of your nutrient and energy needs.
Equally, the food you eat can impair sporting performance by leaving you lacking in essential nutrients.
Learn these five habits for healthy mums who run to feel full of energy and ready to achieve your goals, no matter what family life throws at you!
Maintaining good health as a mum who runs is essential, not only for your own training and running goals, but also, importantly, to support and look out for the rest of the family. Mums are unable to do everything that parenting requires them to do if feeling exhausted, unloved and undernourished.
These five simple habits make daily life simpler and easier, giving you more time and headspace to focus on the things and people you love.
Note: 'Mum' can be replaced with 'Dad', and 'run' replaced with 'exercise'...
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Helen Morton, registered Nutritional Therapist. sports nutritionist, runner, Level 2 Fitness Instructor and food lover, sharing latest nutrition research and recipes.