You start to pick up the pace in week four so week five is a good time to start talking about how to fuel your body as you train for a 10K.
Skechers Performance GOelite athlete Patrick Rizzo recommends eating the rainbow.
Eating an assortment of whole and healthy foods everyday will only benefit your training.
Here are a few examples:
- Whole grains
- Lean proteins
- Variety of fruits and vegetables
- Some dairy
- Proteins like peanut butter, beans and grains
It’s that simple. It’s also helpful for preventing injuries and giving your body the fuel it needs to train.