Video: Calculate your protein intake for Waterford Viking Marathon

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Postgraduate Researcher at WIT, Fionn McSwiney

Postgraduate Researcher at WIT, Fionn McSwiney

Postgraduate researcher Fionn McSwiney explains the importance of protein in your diet leading up the Waterford Viking Marathon and how to utilise it

Are you curious about the quantity of protein you should be consuming leading up to the Waterford Viking Marathon? Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) Researcher Fionn McSwiney offers some in depth advice on the amount of protein you should be eating in relation to your body mass.

Fionn suggest the kinds of protein you should be eating as well as the time consumption of the food. 


Waterford's sixth annual marathon event will take place on Saturday 24 June 2017. The new route planned for 2017  will take in the two bridges of the city, Rice Bridge and Thomas Francis Meagher Bridge on the N25.

WIT has partnered with WLRfm Waterford Viking Marathon and is delighted to be sponsoring the goody bag for the 2017 event on 24 June 2017. All race distances will finish at the WIT Arena and athletes register and pick up their bag at the sports campus in the days before the race. The Institute, through the Department of Sport & Exercise Science, is will also be hosting events, publishing articles and running competitions to promote exercise and health.

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in  Nutrition & Exercise Science
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