You've just crossed the finish line, and while it might seem like a good time to rest, instead, it's time to eat. What could you possibly want to munch on just after a long run?
WHAT'S INSIDE: RUNNING HEALTH
- Benefits of Running
- Running Injuries
- Running Nutrition
Running a long distance race takes a lot of energy. If you want to make the last mile really count, you have to give your body the fuel it needs. What should you be eating?
Scientists once assumed that running and walking used the same amount of energy -- that is, they burned the same number of calories. However, a group of Syracuse University researchers found that running actually burns more calories than walking. What factor had scientists overlooked in the past?