Eating the right food is important if you want to a good runner. One food that I have discovered to be fantastic for runners is Avocado.
I was reading my girlfriend’s magazine when I read an article that claimed a single Avocado is parked with 100 calories. I instantly concluded if an Avocado has also those calories it would make a brilliant post race meal. Eating all those calories would speed recovery from my long runs.
I tried eating an Avocado after my sunday morning 16 k long run and chilled to see whether I would see any difference. The difference was how I felt on Monday morning. I woke up feeling like I could run a 10k. Everything felt fresh, I didnt feel the usual tiredness in my legs. Am yet to conclusively determine if it was the Avocado but I will keep testing……
Avocado may help you live longer
Fascinated by this delicious fruit I did more research online and read this article that said Avocados are filled with all sorts of great nutrients that help your body make repairs and live longer.
Avocados are a rich source of antioxidants. These substances help your body fight off damage from free radicals. This protects your organs and tissues from damage over time. For runners this means more years to continue running….