Little Known, Nutrient-Rich Superfoods for Runners That Help Reduce Inflamation and Give You an Extra Boost on the Back End of Your Run..

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“This list of superfoods for runners will help you, take the best care of yourself. And at the same time allow you become the best runner you can be.” — Slim

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Today’s article will help you take your running to the next level by feeding your body the nutritious superfoods that can boost your endurance and help with recovery.

One of the best things about running is that it mostly goes hand-in-hand with living an overall healthier lifstyle.

No doubt about it, running makes you feel better in yourself. And quite often when feel better in ourselves it can have the knock on effect of you taking more care of yourself.

One area that has a huge impact when it comes to taking better care of yourself is, what food you are putting into your body.

This list of superfoods for runners will help you to keep taking the best care of yourself. And at the same time they will also help you become the best runner you can be.


Chia Seeds

These little powerhouses offer runners a healthy fuel for stamina and endurance, as well as anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

They don’t have any flavour so this means you can add them to just about anything. Try adding them to smothies or a salad or even a bowl of oatmeal.

chia seed for runners


Sweet Potatoes

These guys are an awesome fuel your runs. They are a low glycemic index carb so there’s no sugar spike.

Also rich in Vitamines A, C, B1, B2, B3, B6, Manganese, Copper, and Phosphrous.

Best way to cook them for maximum nutrients is to steam or boil them. My favourite is sweet potato mash.

Sweet potato for runners


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Is an excellent source of several B vitamins and rich in high-quality protein.

It is also “swimming in” long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce inflammation.

You can steam it, sautée it, smoke it, grill it, bake it or poach it. You can serve it raw like sushi.


Salmon for runners


This “King” of superfoods is one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods in existence. Click here for a list of benefits of this plant (because there’s way too many for this article)

You eat it cooked, by steaming, adding to a stir-fry or in a soup. Or eat it raw by adding to a salad. Also juicing and/or in a smoothie.

kale for runners



High in fiber, vitamin C and vitamin K but low in calories.

This “King” of antioxidant foods protects our bodies from damage by free radicals, unstable molecules that can damage cellular structures and contribute to aging and diseases like cancer.

Enjoyed them fresh or frozen. Great in smoothies and yogurt.


food for runners blueberry

There you go, five foods to eat more of. To help you get more out of your runs and hopefully give your body the nutrition it needs to reduce “missed days” because of inflamation issuses.

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