Video: Optimise your healthy fats intake for the Viking Marathon

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Postgrad Researcher Fionn McSwiney recommends keeping healthy fats in your diet leeading up to a heavy training session

Postgrad Researcher Fionn McSwiney recommends keeping healthy fats in your diet leeading up to a heavy training session

Postgrad Researcher Fionn McSwiney recommends against cutting fats from your diet and instead utilising healthy fats to enhance your performance

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) Postgraduate Researcher Fionn McSwiney offers advice on your fat intake in preparation for the Waterford Viking Marathon.

Fionn advises against the common practice to cut fat from your diet when attempting to lose weight or become healthier and instead choose healthy fatty foods and keep it at a controlled amount. 


 

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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