The 4 Best meals for runners


Trying to find the best meals for runners can be difficult. It seems there’s always new opinions surfacing about what to eat, and when. Here are 4 of our favourites. We’ve picked them because they have a great nutritional profile, they’re quick and easy, and they can be enjoyed at any time of day. 

Sweet potato breakfast bowl 

It might seem unusual but when you think about it, eating sweet potato for breakfast is a very good idea. It’s filled with complex carbs to help you fuel up, along with a vitamin and nutrient profile you don’t often see in the mornings. It’s one of the best meals for runners Try microwaving a sweet potato until it’s soft. Mash with a fork and sprinkle with warm maple syrup and walnuts for an American style flavour.  

Soba noodles with satay sauce 

A delicious dinner with generous serves of carbs, fats and proteins. Cook soba noodles to packet instructions. Whizz a sauce in a blender, made from peanut butter, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic and ginger. Toss the sauce and noodles to coat.  

Trail mix bliss

Use these nutritional powerhouses to top up your reserves on your next long run. They’re also great for mornings that don’t have time for a cooked breakfast. Add ingredients to a food processor one at a time, giving plenty of time to incorporate each one. Use almond butter, honey, rolled oats, pepitas, dried cherries or other fruit, chocolate chips, chopped almonds and toasted wheat germ. Roll them into balls and keep in the fridge until you need them. 

Stuffed omelettes 

Eggs are a fantastic source of nutrition, and there’s plenty of protein in there to help muscle recovery – it’s one of the best meals for runners. Beat 2 eggs together, then melt some butter into a pan. When the pan is very hot, pour the eggs in, making sure to cover the surface. As the bottom of the egg is setting, let the uncooked egg onto the pan surface. When it’s almost completely set, throw some fillings onto one side and fold the omelette over to finish cooking. Tasty fillings include tomato cheese and avocado, shredded chicken, smoked salmon or even diced or stewed fruit. 

About Enertor Advanced Technology Insoles

Enertor insoles are designed to prevent a number of common running injuries and provide more comfort. Designed by leading podiatrists to reduce your risk of injury, the unique design features support your foot throughout training. Enertor insoles are enhanced by D3O impact protection technology, which means they can provide more shock absorption than any other insole. Our expertise, combined with the patented D3O shock absorption technology, enables Enertor to deliver the most advanced injury prevention insoles on the market today. 

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Whilst Enertor has over 18 years Orthotics experience, our blog content is provided for informational purposes only and it is not a substitute for your own doctor’s medical advice. Enertor advises anyone with an injury to seek their own medical advice – and do not make any health or medical related decisions based solely on information found on this site. 


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