Dietitian Approved Crew – Megan Piccardi
Dietitian Approved Crew- Megan Piccardi

Dietitian Approved Crew – Megan Piccardi

Name: Megan PiccardiCurrent location: BrisbaneProfession background: LawyerSport of choice: Power lifting & sometimes runnerHow many years have your been training for: I have been training for just over 2 1/2 years.What got you into it? For running, I was never really a runner and decided one day that I wanted to push myself and do a fun run. My first fun run…

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Runners Gut. What is it? How can you prevent it?
Runners Gut. What is it? How can you prevent it?

Runners Gut. What is it? How can you prevent it?

Are you the type of runner that knows exactly where every public toilet is along your route?Don’t worry - you're not alone! 30-50% of athletes regularly suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) problems while exercising (1).Far too common among endurance athletes, GI symptoms include nausea, cramps, bloating, wind, vomiting, diarrhoea and urgency. The frequency, intensity and severity of these symptoms seem to…

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Fuel Rules for Runners
Fuel Rules for Runners

Fuel Rules for Runners

Whether you’re a beginner runner or pro athlete, nutrition plays a key role in running performance. Check out these winning tips to eat and drink your way to peak performance. Find Balance Running is (generally speaking) a high energy burning sport. Sometimes this allows us to get away with eating whatever we like with little consequence on our weight. However,…

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