6. You Cannot Eat Excessive Calories

Even though you have increased your weekly mileage, you cannot eat whatever you want. You should focus even more on nutrient dense, healthy food because you are breaking down muscle fiber and need healthy food to help rebuild this. Keep an eye on your calories so you do not fall into the weight gain trap many marathoners do. And after a long run you can enjoy a sweet treat - just have it in a portion control size rather than super-size ;-). Although you are super!

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