Monday, June 4, 2012

Chapter 9 – Turning the Clock Back on Nutrition

Chapter 9 of Tread Lightly examines nutrition and how it can affect a runner’s health, form, and efficiency. In this chapter we examine:

  • Hunter-gatherer nutrition
  • Nutritional habits of elite runners
  • The benefits of whole foods
  • How excess body weight can affect form and running economy
  • The role of body fat distribution

Useful ancillary resources for Chapter 9 include:

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