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Are you confused about the science around nutrition for runners? Listen in to learn about the WHY, HOW, WHAT, and WHEN of eating to fuel your running performance.

We are here to help you translate sports nutritional science, into easy to apply tips and plans, helping you enjoy peak running performance. We focus on the FEMALE FACTORS every woman needs to know to be a healthy runner.

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Are you confused about the science around nutrition for runners? Listen in to learn about the WHY, HOW, WHAT, and WHEN of eating to fuel your running performance.

We are here to help you translate sports nutritional science, into easy to apply tips and plans, helping you enjoy peak running performance. We focus on the FEMALE FACTORS every woman needs to know to be a healthy runner.

This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

    Sports Nutrition Foundations for Female Runners

    Sports Nutrition Foundations for Female Runners

    “When everything is equal, nutrition can make the difference between winning and losing”

    A quote that sums up this episode and leads to the question….

    ”Could nutrition be the limiting factor in YOUR running performance? So, this episode aims to answer this question.

    We explore the reasons for focusing on nutrition for training and consider why nutrition may be the element that's preventing runners achieving improvement in performance. We delve into the female factors surrounding nutrition and running performance and also take a deep dive into the two limiting factors in running performance i.e. carbohydrates and hydration from an athletic point of view as well as female angle.

    • 33 min
    Macronutrients to Help Runners go Faster and Longer

    Macronutrients to Help Runners go Faster and Longer

    Learn about the macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein, fat) and how they can enhance your running performance. We will be discussing their importance for energy production, muscle recovery and repair, immune support. For the female runner we look at the effects of low energy availability and its effects on hormone balance and the development of Relative Energy Deficiency Syndrome (REDs).

    • 39 min
    Avoiding Digestive Issues as a Runner

    Avoiding Digestive Issues as a Runner

    Do you find you suffer from digestive symptoms during training and competition e.g. flatulence, diarrhoea, nausea? Find out what may be causing YOUR digestive symptoms and learn how they could be alleviated to ensure you can attain and maintain peak running performance.

    • 32 min
    Plant-Based Eating for Runners

    Plant-Based Eating for Runners

    We look at the pros and cons of eating a plant based food plan, considering foundational health as well as the impact on running performance and female health.

    • 48 min
    Intermittent fasting and the female runner

    Intermittent fasting and the female runner

    FASTING approaches and the pros and cons for a female runner plus TIPS on synchronising fasting food plans with run training.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    HWHR-Weight Loss in Midlife

    HWHR-Weight Loss in Midlife

    Are you in, or approaching, midlife and finding weight loss is so much more difficult to achieve?

    In this mini episode we give you a snapshot into the weight loss challenges many midlife female runners face.

    We delve into some of the key potential contributors to weight gain in midlife including the effects of stress and a woman’s energy needs at this time.

    We then move on to discuss some important but simple nutrition and lifestyle changes YOU could make to support you as you transition through menopause.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Thisgranruns ,

She Runs Eats Performs review

She runs eats perform podcasts are so informative with interesting and relevant topics every week. Karen and Aileen have the topics so well researched and there are always lots of tips, advice and recipe ideas which are fantastic.
Definitely a podcast worth tuning into every week Karen and Aileen are so passionate about runners and health matters and you will learn something new every week to help you on your running journey 🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️

isabelle lacy ,

Podcast

Really great podcast. Loved listening😊😊

@zesigy ,

Great Podcast!

This is definitely worth a listen. There is great information in here which has been executed very clearly. As well as evidently been researched thoroughly.

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