Nutrition for walking

Nutrition for walking

Everything you need to know about nutrition for walkers: general nutrition, walking and fuelling for short walks, walking and fuelling for long walks, walking and fuelling for multi-day walks, recovery from long walks, recovery for multi-day walks, hydration and summer walking.

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General nutrition

General nutrition

by Chris Fenn

A visit to any supermarket reveals a massive range of foods to choose from: Making the best choice and eating foods that you enjoy as well as boosting your health can be a daunting exercise. This article will help guide you through the minefield. Find out; why you eat what you eat, how food affects your mood and which fats are best for you.

Walking and fuelling for short walks

Walking and fuelling for short walks

by Chris Fenn

The best foods to choose for a short, brisk walk or the final few kilometres of a long walk.

Walking and fuelling for long walks

Walking and fuelling for long walks

by Chris Fenn

How to eat well and keep up your energy levels for walking all day.

Walking and fuelling for multi-day walks

Walking and fuelling for multi-day walks

by Chris Fenn

The importance of nutrition and its timing for walking day after day.

Recovery from long walks

Recovery from long walks

by Chris Fenn

Although you may feel as though you have had a great day outdoors, your muscles and metabolism have had a stressful time! Attention to your diet will help you recovery more quickly.

Recovery for multi-day walks

Recovery for multi-day walks

by Chris Fenn

You have had a great day outdoors, but if you are planning another again tomorrow you need to know the best time to eat to maximise recovery, and which foods are the most beneficial foods.

Hydration and summer walking

Hydration and summer walking

by Chris Fenn

It's hot, you are planning a long day out in the hills - so how much fluid should you take with you? Find out: Why dehydration can slow you down. How your body keeps cool. How much water to drink.

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