When choosing a workout during Ramadan, remember to consider the following:
The type of exercise. The risk of dehydration is higher with cardio (aerobic) exercises.
The intensity level of your workout. Light to moderate intensity exercises is safest.
Whether it is an indoor or outdoor activity. Avoid exercising outdoors at the hottest times of the day as you will be unable to hydrate yourself adequately.
The time of day. You may want to limit physical activity during fasting hours and be more active after sunset as the risk of low blood sugar is higher in the hours before iftar.
Check your blood glucose before the workout. Ensure that it is at least 5.5 mmol/L. Continue reading
Celebrity chef, Emmanuel Stroobant, unveiled a day-to-day nutrition plan at J.P. Morgan’s Company Reception, to help participants in their preparation for the run. The specially designed meal plan features daily menus that are quick and easy for executives to prepare and incorporate into their busy schedules. The aim of this program is to prepare you for the … Continue reading
Pre-Run Fuel So, You have chosen your Running Workout Programme, now you need the fuel to power you through it… Here’s are some recommendations. 60 Minutes before you Run Eat… Muesli / Granola Bar, Yogurt and a Banana This mix is rich in fibre, protein and carbs, so you will get slow-release energy for as … Continue reading
According to one study, very important. Anyone who’s run a marathon knows that having as much energy as possible the day of the race is essential. Many marathons go as far as organizing a “pasta dinners” the night before their marathon The Question is how effective is pre-race carb loading? According to the results of … Continue reading