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Recovery: The Importance Of Proper Nutrition

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Aug. 2, 2011
  • Updated Mar. 15, 2012 at 5:09 PM UTC

Last week we learned about the benefits of a post-workout snack, but what you eat the rest of the day is equally as important to recovering quickly from hard workouts and races. In this video, Sage Rountree explains how eating a large range of foods throughout the day offers your body the full spectrum of nutrients it needs to perform at its best.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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