Joy's Top Nutrition Tips for Marathon Runners

Food plays an integral role in sports performance. These tips are specifically designed to improve your marathon, as well as your training and recovery.
Calculate Calories
Ensure you're fueling your body with enough daily calories using this calculation: Start with 13 calories per pound of body weight for your baseline needs and add 300 calories for every additional 60 minutes of training. This calculation is not an exact science, but it will give you a good ballpark estimate.