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Videos and Articles about the Science of Runner Nutrition

Science of Runner Nutrition 

Peregrune was built to help runners reach their goals by helping to fulfill nutritional gaps in micronutrients such as vitamins and minerals. 

In addition to macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat), runners require micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) to run and train at full potential. Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K are essential compounds that must be absorb from the diet. Each is particularly important for runners. 

Learn more in our YouTube video series below about each class of Vitamins and Minerals. 


Antioxidants (Vitamin C and E)

  • Vitamin C - Vitamin C is an antioxidant that destroys free radicals helping runners reduce inflammation and boost immunity.

  • Vitamin E - Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals created during fat metabolism.

Energy, Vo2 Max, and Cells (Vitamin B Complex)


Morning & Evening Runs (Vitamin A and D)

  • Vitamin D - Vitamin D, the most common vitamin deficiency, helps runners strengthen bones and muscles.

  • Vitamin A (Retinol) - Vitamin A helps your eyes see in low light conditions - such as during early morning or evening runs. 


  • Omega-3 - Omega-3s reduce inflammation to help you recover faster and grow stronger. 


Joint Health

                                    Glucosamine and Runners

  • Glucosamine - Glucosamine is needed to create cartilage to help keep joints healthy.  
  • Chondroitin - Chondroitin helps lubricate cartilage enabling healthier joints.

  • MSM - MSM helps enable the production of Collagen for health joints. 


  • Zinc - Zinc is required every day for proper muscle function, immunity, and skin health. 

  • Magnesium - Magnesium, an essential mineral, requires daily ingestion to maximize the body's energy production cycle (ATP).

Probiotics & Digestion

  • Probiotics - Probiotics help maintain a healthy gut for optimal nutrient absorption and health.
Our Runner Multivitamin contain up to 8 strains of "good" bacteria to replenish and revive your gut. 



Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.