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March 8, 2016

As an endurance athletes you need to pay a lot more attention to your diet than the average person, due to the demands you are making on your body which increases your need for a wide range of nutrients.

 

To optimise your performance, recovery and general health, I strongly recommend that you eat a wide range of whole foods and limit your intake of processed and packaged foods. The following foods are nutritional powerhouses that should be included in all athletes diets.

  • Eggs

Eggs provide a complete protein as they contain the essential amino acids that our bodies cannot produce themselves. They are the building blocks of muscular growth. Whilst egg yolks have a high concentration of omega-3 fats. Omega-3s are thought to play an important role in reducing inflammation throughout the body. Free range and/or organic eggs are have the highest concentration of nutrients due to their diet and foraging. Happy chickens lay superior eggs.

  • Bananas

A medium sized banana provides around...

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