Running a marathon is one of the most challenging endurance events that an athlete can take on, whether the aim is to finish the race or to achieve a Personal Best. The reason for this is the sheer distance and therefore time it takes to complete it. There simply is not enough energy stored in the body’s muscles for high intensity running for longer than 2 hours, even if you top up with nutrition during the race. So pre-fuelling for a marathon is perhaps one of the most impor
Our resident dietitian, Chris Rauch talks about Sports nutrition. Chris has a young family and when he is not in clinic helping clients achieve their health and fitness goals through nutrition or testing athletes at the Monash University Nutrition and Exercise Clinic, he enjoys Triathlon training and playing beach volleyball.
Sports nutrition plans for athletes
Whether you are aiming to compete in your first 10km fun run or you are looking to achieve a personal best at yo