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Fitness Tip#220 - October 5, 2012

Friday, October 05, 2012

How You Can Get Faster (2 of 3)
2. REFORMULATE YOUR FUEL. If you need to lose a few pounds, which is virtually guaranteed to make you faster, concentrate on high quality foods. Eat whole-grain carbs before workouts, and indulge yourself with low-fat chocolate milk soon after your training. Eliminate other sugary drinks--a common problem area for always-thirsty runners.

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BEAUTIFUL8186 10/7/2012 11:50AM

    I love my chocolate milk, organic creamy goodness!

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ALNEAGLE 10/6/2012 8:27AM

    I remember the Carb trick from middle and high school. My dad always had my mom fix my sister a carb rich meal before a big track or cross-country meet. It was usually spaghetti or something of that nature. He said it would give us what we needed to run well.
I do need to do something about my fluid intake though. hmmm...My hands always swell so bad when I'm running and I can't figure out why. I don't even drink those sweet beverages your talking about. I typically just drink water. Any tips you may have about what may be causing it would be appreciated.

Oh, just a little side note....My sister still holds the record at our old high school for the 2 mile...LOL. She had the 1 mile record too, but I believe it was broken back in 2006 or so. She graduated high school in 1995. She has held those records for a good while!

~Amanda

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KEEP_GOING247 10/5/2012 1:26PM

    Thanks for sharing. was looking for a boost this week.

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MYBABYGIRLS 10/5/2012 11:29AM

    good info emoticon

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SWEETEYES0601 10/5/2012 11:27AM

    Wow, I didn't know that was recommended. Thank you!

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