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)
Energy, Vo2 Max, and Cells (Vitamin B Complex)
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) - Vitamin B1 is essential to the production of ATP - the energy currency of runners.
Vitamin B2 (Rioboflavin) - Vitamin B2 is critical ingredient to the production of ATP - allowing for speed and endurance.
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) - Vitamin B3 makes NADH and ATP - essentials for energy.
Vitamin B4 (Choline) - Vitamin B4 makes Acetylcholine - allowing muscles to move.
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) - Vitamin B5 makes Acetyl-CoA - essential for runner energy.
Vitamin B6 - Vitamin B6 allows the body to access Glycogen Reserves.
Vitamin B7 (Biotin) - Vitamin B7 allows the body to remove lactic acid.
Vitamin B8 (Inositol) - Vitamin B8 helps breakdown fat - enabling a key energy source.
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) - Vitamin B9 helps create healthy red blood cells that carry oxygen to muscles.
Vitamin B10 (PABA) - Vitamin B10 helps supplement the production of Folic Acid (Vitamin B9).
- Vitamin B12 - Vitamin B12 is essential for healthy Red Blood Cells.
Morning & Evening Runs (Vitamin A and D)
- Omega-3 - Omega-3s reduce inflammation to help you recover faster and grow stronger.
- 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.
Probiotics & Digestion
- Probiotics - Probiotics help maintain a healthy gut for optimal nutrient absorption and health.
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