Fitness: Get your nutrition planning right as you prepare for Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon

Stop "rewarding" yourself with calorie-rich food after routine exercise. Any exercise that is not considered long distance in terms of your personal running plan needs only rehydration.
Stop "rewarding" yourself with calorie-rich food after routine exercise. Any exercise that is not considered long distance in terms of your personal running plan needs only rehydration.PHOTO: STANDARD CHARTERED MARATHON SINGAPORE

Prepare better for next month's Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon with these general tips

Nutrition planning is crucial for long-distance running - it helps one become faster and recover better.

Here are general tips for those preparing for the Dec 9 Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon:

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 04, 2018, with the headline 'Getting nutrition right'. Print Edition | Subscribe