Male runners vs. female runners: how do their nutrition needs differ?

November 22, 2021

Over the last few decades, a lot of research has gone into nutrition and how it affects running performance. Unfortunately, the majority of that research has been done on male subjects and it is only recently that sports scientists have begun looking specifically at the nutritional needs of female athletes. Not surprisingly, these requirements do differ from that of their male counterparts. Much more research needs to be done, but here’s what we know so far. Canadian Running