Nutrition & Recipes

What is a dietitian? We chat to RMR Dietitian Alex Cook

What is a dietitian? Dietitian’s are the gold standard of health and nutrition professionals. Our work ranges from tube feeding in intensive care setting, managing paediatric allergies to helping sportsmen and women reach their performance potential. Choosing the right person to seek help and advice from can sometimes be a confusing task. Many [...]
Run Mummy Run guide to hydration when running

How much should I drink when I run? Making sense of fluid replacement

There is a lot of conflicting information out there for runners with regard to fluid replacement. How much should you drink before, during or after a run? There is the obvious danger of becoming dehydrated. Yet there is also the risk of suffering from excessive water consumption if we drink too much. Drinking too much water can cause hyponatraemia, or low blood sodium, which can cause nausea and bloating in [...]

Marathon Nutrition Explained – Q & A with RMR Dietitian Alex Cook

Marathon nutrition can be daunting.  It is hard to know what to eat and when to get the best out of our training.  Members of the Run Mummy Run community asked our resident dietitian Alex Cook their burning questions about marathon nutrition and fuelling.... Alex is a sports and clinical dietitian, she works for herself and for the online Fitness and Nutrition company Dupl (www.Dupl.me).  She loves nothing more than talking running and nutrition. Alex has a passion for helping everyone from beginners to advanced athletes achieve positive changes in their daily lives as well as achieve their goals. As a runner herself, and having two children and a career, she understands how easily daily life can impact health, fitness and [...]
Running Nutrition Advice from Run Mummy Run

Run Mummy Run Running Nutrition Q&A

Food is always a hot topic in the Run Mummy Run community.  Nutrition for training, fuelling for running, how to lose weight?; the questions are varied and frequent.  We were delighted recently to welcome RMR's resident Dietitian Alex Cook for a nutrition Q&A with our members to start to answer some of those burning questions. Alex is a sports and clinical dietitian, she works for herself and for the online Fitness and Nutrition company Dupl (www.Dupl.me).  She loves nothing more than talking running and nutrition. Alex has a passion for helping everyone from beginners to advanced athletes achieve positive changes in their daily lives as well as achieve their goals. As a runner herself, and having two children and a career, she [...]