Living The Best Foods for Runners  

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List of the best foods for runners, as ranked by running enthusiasts. As people who enjoy running and do so regularly know, you can’t truly do your best on a run without the right fuel. The food you consume before a run will act as the gas that will keep you going during your trek. By eating unhealthy foods before a run you may end up feeling sick, with massive cramps,and unable to finish running. If you want to complete a successful run, the key is to eat the right food first.

The best way to guarantee a great run is by stocking up on essential nutrients from antioxidants like vitamin E to potassium. Plenty of fruits, vegetables, and healthy carbs are filled with the vitamins, nutrients, and minerals that will properly prepare you for a run. Protein-rich foods such as eggs, almonds, and beans are also a great way to fuel up.

What are the best foods for runners? If you want to compete in a race, run a marathon, or just go for a jog around the park, you need to make sure that your body can handle the run. A strong, healthy diet is the top way to prepare for any type of run. If you don't see your favorite pre-run foods on this list of foods for runners, make sure to add them.

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22 2
Banana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
2
24 6
Chicken meat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
3
19 5
Almond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
4
20 6
Egg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
5
14 2
Apple is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
6
17 5
Cereal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
7
15 4
Blueberry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
8
15 4
Trout is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
9
13 3
Yogurt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
10
13 3
Peanut butter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
11
10 2
Blackberry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
12
12 4
Avocado is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
13
13 5
Salad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
14
14 6
Oatmeal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
15
16 8
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
16
11 5
Dark chocolate is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
17
13 7
Tuna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
18
13 8
Salmon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
19
9 5
Yam is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
20
7 3
Strawberries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
21
6 2
Whole Wheat/Whole Grain Pasta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
22
9 6
Walnut is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
23
7 4
Cod is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
24
5 2
Milton's Whole Grain Bread is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Foods for Runners
25
5 2
Raspberry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Foods for Runners