Fuel For Distance Running-Develop Your Own Diet
Theories seem to abound and recommendation for fueling vary, but the basic question is: What is the best training diet for gaining the maximum performance? We offer no hard and fast recommendations, but here are a few sites with interesting, useful, and up-to-date information. It will be noted that the recommendations vary, suggesting the need for each individual to learn the basics and then develop your own best diet.
Article in MarathonGuide.com regarding basic fueling information for distance running. Point: Long distance running benefits from increased fat use for sustained energy. Suggests training. Recommends only 50% energy from carbohydrates.