I’m a swimmer, not a runner. Well, I used to be a runner, but a while ago my knees started to get annoyed with my constant running. They weren’t a big fan of my empty-carb diet, like bread and pasta.
Pasta? Yep, pasta. Unless, you’re gonna eat whole wheat pasta, and let’s face it, you’re not.
Welcome to the world of inflammatory foods.
These foods can be a killer. Literally. Check out this simple illustration of anti-inflammatory and inflammatory foods.
Those roid-replacing energy drinks with the sweaty muscleman on the label are pure bunk. Inside that manufactured blue beverage are mind-blowing sugar levels that have a better chance of giving you diabetes than giving you a good time on your run.
You want some anti-inflammatory foods to toss down your gullet after the race? Try these options.
The night before? How about a lentil-based meal. Mix a bunch of broccoli in there and whatever else you want. What will I be eating? A sort of bean bowl with rice . . . kind of just made it up myself.
Whatever you do, just stay away from processed foods!