Running and Nutrition
Nutrition plays a crucial role in endurance running performance and in a runner’s long-term health. We’ve collected information on both below.
A good primer on food as fuel is Fuel for the Long Run: The Science of Different Fuel Sources.
On the health side of things, check out We Run on Iron: Iron Deficiency and Anemia in Runners, Bone Health in Adult Long-Distance Runners, and Screening Laboratory Tests for Runners Part 1 and Part 2.
For more what to eat while running, check out our page on fueling for running.