If You’re a Runner, It’s Time to Try Potatoes
Think potatoes will slow you down? Think again. The Spud Report in Runner’s Magazine details just how beneficial taters can be for runners. The top benefits?
- A nutrient-rich veggie that replenishes the carbs you need — 10 percent of most runners daily needs.
- A great source of fiber that can help you maintain a slim waist and low body fat.
- Faster recovery from your runs. Red and purple potatoes are especially rich in antioxidants that help you recover.
- Better blood pressure and circulation. Potatoes are rich in potassium and calcium — which makes for a healthier heart and arteries.
Check out the great potato recipes in the Runner’s World article as well.