I am often asked about my nutrition leading up to races. For any important marathon or longer races I follow a strict glycogen depletion/carbohydrate loading (carb loading) diet for a week.This basically entails starving my body of glycogen (carbs) for 3 and a half days after a long run whilst keeping up with fairly intense training, thereby depleting [...]
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I get asked a lot about my training plan by runners and non runners alike. I try to keep it as simple as possible, high weekly mileage to include speed and hill workouts and a long run, all my other runs are recovery runs done at a slow pace. A typical weekly training plan [...]