Endurance Eating for Endurance Sports

Marathon running are "carbo loading" for New York City's big race day on Sunday.  These runners share their tricks of the trade to eat for endurance. 

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    Justin Gillette, who ran more than 20 marathons this year and has won 36 marathons so far, enjoys a big bowl of pasta with his wife the night before a race.
    Justin Gillette
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    Justin chomps on some frog legs. 
    Justin Gillette
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    Jan Hangen, who is a clinical nutrition specialist at Children’s Hospital in Boston, agrees, and cautions that eating healthy isn’t just a habit you can pick up right before the starting gun goes off.  “The most important thing a distance runner can do is have a consistent healthful diet throughout the year and not just during training season”.
    Justin Gillette
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