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  Competitor.com published a piece titled The 11 Best Protein Sources for Runners, and protein powders scored two of the top slots. This article cited the benefits of soy and whey protein mixes specifically for people who enjoy running regularly. What makes these options so beneficial after hitting the local trails? Protein Powder Benefits First and foremost, studies have found that consuming protein post-workout can help your muscles heal at a faster rate. This is especially important for runners as you rely on your thighs and calves working as best they can to support your body as you travel through...

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  Training for a half marathon generally starts months (if not years) before the actual race. In fact, you likely have a complete regimen as to how many miles you need to run and when in order to best compete in the race. However, the foods you choose to fuel your body with matters too, especially the closer you get to race day. 2 to 3 Days Pre-Race Because you are going to be spending exerting so much physical energy in a couple of days, you are going to want to eat more carbs, starting two to three days prior...

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