'Food is more than fuel, it can serve to lower inflammation, reduce pain, improve mood, sleep, performance... or the opposite of all these'' Coach Phil

Fuelling your training correctly and keeping well hydrated is extremely important and good nutrition will enhance your experience and ensure you stay healthy.

Nutrition and hydration are enormous subjects for your marathon success and Coach Phil and his team will lead you through the five golden rules to kick-start your healthy nutrition plan. Through our Whizz-Kidz training sessions, Phil will support you with expert advice for a complete nutrition guide to aid your running health as you build your best body over the course of the next few months to race day. Click here to read Coach Phils nutrition guide.

We have teamed up with Mindful Chef to help you keep on track with your nutrition in the lead up to the marathon! Use the code WHIZZKIDZ on their website to get £10 off your first and second order! Mindfulchef provide recipe boxes for a variety of different dietary requirements. They will send you a box with all ingredients weighed out as well as a recipe card which contains the exact macronutrient split of each meal. Click here if you want to find out more about why macronutrient tracking can be beneficial in you marathon training.

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