6. Choose the Wrong Fuel

If you’re just starting out as a runner, you might still be following the same diet you did before you started running. Over time, you’ll notice that you’ll naturally start making better food choices, to help fuel your run and boost performance. If not, you ought to consider it. Runners needs better fuel than people who lead a more sedentary lifestyle. Remove fatty, processed foods from your diet, and add lean proteins (like eggs and salmon and beans), wholesome whole grains, and lots of fresh fruits and veggies instead.