How many of you have magnesium daily? Did you know it is an important mineral all runners should have a healthy supply of? The mineral magnesium is critical to your heart, muscles and kidneys. It helps produce energy in your body and regulates levels of zinc, potassium, vitamin D among other nutrients. A deficiency of magnesium can bring on muscle soreness, headaches, and weakness. Many … Continue reading Why Magnesium is good for runners.
Us runners have come across a side stitch or two in our running life. I don’t know about you but it certainly is annoying and always appears at the worst time! It slows me down and brings down my speed!! UGH! A side stitch, side cramp, stitch, whatever you want to call it, is an intense stabbing pain right at the end of the ribcage. Also known … Continue reading The side stitch!
Staying well hydrated is important to everyone, but to runners it is VITAL! It can impair our performance so it is important to stay hydrated. Water is the most important nutrient for life and has many important functions including regulating temperature, lubricating joints and transporting nutrients and waste throughout the body. You should always be drinking water or a sports drink through out the day, especially … Continue reading Stay hydrated!!!