Tip 34 of 50 : Get a 5K PB *NOW* #howtogeta5kpb

FTC: Affiliate Disclosure: All links pay commissionReading Time: 2 minutes
5K running PB tips
5K running PB tips

 

** Beetroot juice (source of nitrates). Take 0.5l of beetroot juice containing approx 6.2 mmol of nitrate 2.5 hours before you start. Bike tests show this boosts power by nearly 3%. That’s rather a lot, but is it true 😉 Don’t use mouthwash with it though, apparently that neutralises the nitrate effect. Also creatine, Coenzyme Q10, branched chain amino acids and glutamine. And did I say caffeine? Well that works as well. These are all legal and apparently harmless. Do some research. Then again just stick with the coffee! IF you want to go down the route of putting other people’s blood into your body and EPO then, well, you really are a little bit mad.

All the suggestions are starred:

*** 3 stars. IMHO it will work

** 2 stars. It might work

* 1 star. Can’t hurt

X 1 cross. It CAN hurt if done wrong.

All 50 tips are shown here as a series of posts : https://the5krunner.com/tag/how-to-get-a-5k-pb/ or on twitter using #howtogeta5kpb. They are all SHORT-TERM tips that will work in the next week or so with varying degrees of success.

Reader-Powered Content

This content is not sponsored. It's mostly me behind the labour of love which is this site, meaning it's entirely reader-powered content ❤️ I'd really appreciate it if you'd follow, subscribe or Buy Me A Coffee ❤️ Alternatively please buy the reviewed product from my partners (which costs you no extra) and, for that, I receive a small commission. Thank you!
FTC: Affiliate Disclosure: All links pay commission
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments