Running for Good nutrition and hydration

Eating well and staying hydrated are so important when you’re training. Our training partner Lucozade Sport have some top advice to help you fuel for success. We’ve also trawled the internet to find you the most delicious recipes for trainings number one joy… carb-loading.

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates provide a major source of energy for the muscles and brain during exercise and plays a key role in helping to maintain an active lifestyle.

Protein

If you’re training hard and attempting to increase your muscle mass or just maintain your muscle mass, you may need extra protein to assist in repair, growth and development.

Fats

Contrary to popular belief, not all fats are actually bad for you. In fact, some types of fat are essential and form a very important part of a balanced diet.

Hydration

During exercise it is important to stay hydrated. Understanding when and what to drink during exercise and putting into practice what you know can help you to get the most out of your workout.

Kerryann's tuna pasta bake

With 31g of protein and 64g carbs per portion a couple of rounds of this this tuna pasta bake will keep you going swimmingly.

Spicy herb chicken pasta

Add some spice to your life with this spicy chicken and pesto pasta dish. Chuck in some extra spinach for an iron kick.

Easy vegan fried rice

Pasta schmasta, why not change things up with this vegan fried rice dish?

Oat pancakes with raspberry and honey

Brinner (breakfast for dinner) is the new brunch.

Zesty courgette orzo

MORE PASTA! This time in the shape of orzo. Mixed with healthy courgettes this is vitamin rich as well as carby.

Chipotle chicken burritos

Really sick of pasta? Follow us to Mexico for a delicious burrito! Ready in 30 minutes this is a quick dinner too.

Vegan green chilli mac n cheese

Another one for the vegans. Packed with cashew nut protein and vitamin B12 this macaroni recipe ticks all the boxes.

BBQ chicken twice baked sweet potatoes

A baked potato is a classic lunch. This recipe makes it a bit fancier… but no less delicious.

Download Lucozade Sport Made to Move™

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Join Running For Good

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