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Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 5 June 2017

January 10, 2017
Vhi Women's Mini Marathon June 5th 2017   We would love you to join the fun and to be a part of our team this year. Your participation in the VHI Women's Mini Marathon helps us to provide much needed comforts and additional facilities for patients throughout the hospital and it is deeply appreciated.   Walk,
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Women’s Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 5

May 27, 2016
Women's Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 5: Final preparations   What you have being eating and drinking in recent weeks will really have made a big difference to your performance on the big day. Consistently eating a well-balanced diet with adequate energy intake is essential for maintaining health and maximising training effects. Now it’s time to
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Women’s Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 4

May 20, 2016
Week 4: Food Facts or Facts Myths   Over the previous newsletters we have discussed healthy eating and drinking leading up to the Big Day! Nowadays there are many misconceptions regarding food and diet. There are countless sources of dietary information available at our fingertips, but often with varying levels of evidence-based research and providing conflicting
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Women’s Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 3

May 13, 2016
Week 3: Fluids – Are you drinking enough?   Exercise feels tougher when you are dehydrated. Dehydration will lead to tiredness and reduced performance. The best strategy is to keep hydrated throughout the day instead of drinking large amounts just before you exercise. Aim for at least 8 glasses of fluid daily and more in hot
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Women’s Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 2

May 6, 2016
Week 2: Carbohydrates – Fuel for Sport   In the coming weeks, we will focus on some dietary changes to help us achieve our goals on the day of the mini-marathon, starting with carbohydrates.   Why do we need carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are the main source of energy in our diets and therefore the main fuel source
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Women’s Mini Marathon Nutrition Tips- Week 1

April 29, 2016
Week 1: Healthy eating- getting to grips with the basics   The Women’s Mini Marathon 2017 is fast approaching! Congratulations to all of you who have signed up to support the St. James’s Hospital Foundation.  The mini-marathon is a wonderful opportunity for us all to get out and active, especially as the summer months are
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