Whether you are lacing up your running shoes for the first time or you’re a seasoned ultramarathoner, nutrition for runners can make a big difference in your performance and physical fitness.
“Runners have specific requirements in what and when they should be eating,” says Dr. Michael Torreiter, naturopath. “The right nutritional choices can improve workout recovery time, boost endurance, and reduce the risk of injuries.”
He’s speaking from direct experience. Dr. Michael has been an active runner for more than two decades, competing in everything from 5Ks to marathons. As well as helping his running patients in his clinic, he has been teaching nutrition classes at Running Room clinics since 2008.
Dr. Michael offers: