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I am a long runner like marathon 5000 etc. But now a days my practices getting harder. Now am 24 .am looking to become a professional runner. Is there any need of having special medicine or consult a special doctor? Please help me to know.

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Nutrition has a crucial role in improving your endurance, building strength & recovery after regular exercise schedule. A well balanced diet at proper time is beneficial for an athlete. Special attention should be given on pre exercise, during exercise & post exercise meals. Maintain your hydration level throughout the day. Advise you to take a personalised diet plan which will fulfill your daily nutritional requirements.
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Hello, You need a very accomodative diet chart based on your requirement. Calorie requitements are diffrent for professional athlete and others. A diet history evaluated by a qualified dietitian will help you.
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