Category: Marathon Eating

Festive Eating: Recovering from injury

Festive Eating: Recovering from injury

When you mould your diet around seasonal foods and love baking as much as I do, Christmas is an absolute gift. There are so many opportunities to make the most of foods you don’t usually eat. Red cabbage, chestnuts, mince pies, mulled wine. The list […]

Marathon Eating: Firework night inspired fuel

Marathon Eating: Firework night inspired fuel

It’s no secret that I love food. I love how it fuels your body and most of all, I love the variety. This week was bonfire night, and unable to leave a severely traumatised Blitzy dog (definitely not a fan of the fireworks), to celebrate, […]

Marathon Eating: Tastes of Autumn

Marathon Eating: Tastes of Autumn

Autumn is officially my favourite time of the year. The colours are beautiful, days are crisp and bright and I don’t know about you, but I feel like each one is a gift before the grey monotony of winter hits. Best of all, there’s nothing […]

Marathon Eating: My favourite autumn soups

Marathon Eating: My favourite autumn soups

As much as I love salads during the summer, NOTHING beats a good heart warming soup. It’s a great way to sneak extra vegetables into your diet and also a way to hydrate after a hard training session. Wherever possible, I try to eat seasonal […]

Marathon Eating: Summer colds

Marathon Eating: Summer colds

The old wives tale says to starve a fever, feed a cold. Probably not the best advice, but I do know that when I’ve got a cold I want to eat EVERYTHING in sight….even more than usual! Let me take you back to 1993 for […]

Marathon Eating: A Summer Rainbow

Marathon Eating: A Summer Rainbow

If you are what you eat, then I want to be a rainbow please! I love the challenge of eating diversely. Especially if I can incorporate locally sourced, whole foods that help fuel my training. We’ve been utterly spoiled with summer this year and so […]

Marathon Eating: Meatless Monday

Marathon Eating: Meatless Monday

Did you know: The energy it takes to produce one ¼ lb. of beef is about the equivalent needed to power your iPhone for 6 months (According to Energy Use Agricultural Systems Journal) Plants are a lot more environmentally friendly. They’re also really good for […]

Marathon Eating: Summer Training

Marathon Eating: Summer Training

“I’m looking forward to summer, it’s the nicest day of the year” This is what usually happens in the UK, however we’re now 3 weeks into a heatwave and I can’t even remember the last time I pulled on a pair of jeans. Totally unheard […]

Marathon Eating- The Longest Day

Marathon Eating- The Longest Day

I LOVE the summer. The evenings are longer, the beach is beautiful and everyone seems so much happier. Sometimes I think I must be solar powered, as I just have so much more energy too. The other bonus, is that summer food is so colourful […]

Marathon Eating- Rest Day Fun

Marathon Eating- Rest Day Fun

Rules of rest day food: Do you want it? Stop thinking about it and eat it. Breakfast Fact: I love porridge more than all three bears and goldilocks put together. I know this because I’ve never left a bowl of porridge because it was ‘too […]