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Race Ready: Proper Nutrition Before & After a Marathon

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: Why is it important to fuel your body before and after a run?
Air Date: 11/19/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Tara Martine, MS, RD
Tara MartineTara Martine, MS, RD, LDN, is the Health Promotion Registered Dietitian at Tyndall Air Force Base and the female overall winner of the 2014 Savannah Rock N' Roll Marathon.

Tara earned her BS in mathematics from The College of William and Mary. She holds a Master's degree in nutrition from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a member of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics as well as the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition practice group. Her areas of expertise include sports nutrition, weight loss, and plant-based nutrition.
Race Ready: Proper Nutrition Before & After a Marathon
Whether it's your first race or your 20th, it's always important to take care of your body from the inside out.

It's crucial for athletes to research what to consume in the weeks and days leading up to race day. Finding the perfect fueling plan can take some trial and error, so it is important to begin experimenting early.

How should you fuel your body before and after a race?

Listen in as Tara Martine, MS, RD, shares how you should be fueling your body before, during, and after a marathon or other road race.
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