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ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal:
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000021

FUEL PROPERLY: Nutrition Intervention and Race Preparation

Meyer, Nanna L. Ph.D., R.D., CSSD, FACSM

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LEARNING OBJECTIVE: This article will provide a thorough, yet general, nutritional workup of and guidelines for a novice runner in preparation for a half marathon. The neo-runner will be led through three stages of nutritional strategies, which include 1) weight loss and improving general nutrition, 2) periodized eating and fueling, and 3) race preparation and recovery.

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