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10 Essential Foods For Endurance Athletes

  • By Matt Fitzgerald | Competitor.com
  • Published Aug 20, 2013

Are you eating the foods you should be for energy, recovery and fitness?

Suppose you could only stock your kitchen with 10 foods. As an endurance athlete, which foods should you choose?

If you asked a dozen sports nutritionists to answer this question, you would almost certainly get a dozen different lists. But they would have some overlap, and share general similarities despite their specific differences. All of them would contain vegetables and fruits rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, as well as lean protein sources, good sources of healthy fats, and of course foods packed with the quality carbohydrates your muscles need to fuel workouts.

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