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Do you eat or drink coffee before your morning run? If so, how long do you wait before you run?

No, I do not drink coffee in the morning before I run.
 
Transcript: "Hey, Greg. Thank you for the question. And I actually just finished a workout. And I had no coffee this morning. I actually never have coffee in the morning. I think I was just blessed with an amazing amount of energy. But I know coffee has helped a lot of people, but personally, I am not a coffee drinker at all ever. So no, I do not drink coffee in the morning before I run."
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Femita Ayanbeku

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 2x Paralympian, Record Holder 100m
Hey, Greg. Thank you for the question. And I actually just finished a workout. And I had no coffee this morning. I actually never have coffee in the morning. I think I was just blessed with an amazing amount of energy. But I know coffee has helped a lot of people, but personally, I am not a coffee drinker at all ever. So no, I do not drink coffee in the morning before I run.
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Gail Devers

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Sprinter: 3x Olympic๐Ÿฅ‡, 9x World Champ
Greg. Do you ask do you eat or drink coffee before your morning? Run? If so, how long do you wait before you run? Well, I'm not a big eater in general and I'm not a coffee drinker. I drink something hot if it's cold but I try to wait enough hours like almost like when you're going to the pool you know I give myself enough time what it is is I don't like to feel full. I want the nutrition I wanted in my system, but I want it in enough time that I go to the bathroom. From whatever it empty my system. So that when I'm running especially if it's on a morning run especially even though a long one. Last thing I want to do even when I was sprinting I don't want to feel full while I'm running. So I would wait, you know, if I'm gonna go on a 7:00 run I usually eat at 5:00. 5:30 6 o'clock at the latest and that's if I if it's 6:00 it's just having something quickly, like a bar or like a protein drink or something like that. That's what I do. Thanks for the question.
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Aliphine Tuliamuk

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Marathon: 11x USA Champion
I definitely dream coffee every single morning, especially since I became a mom because I think I was always tired, you know, from not getting enough sleep and then it became a habit and especially before my big G. I have to drink coffee, it's kind of like a treat. And when I do marathon training, do I have to eat especially like the last eight weeks or so? Because I mean you cannot run a marathon in an empty stomach and I try to practice to eat maybe 2 or 1 hour before my run and for the rest. Yes, I drink my coffee. I am with a couple pieces of toast, two hours before the race, and that is because I have had I bumped really, really bad on my first couple races and I realized that I wasn't feeling properly. And so now like I want to start my marathon with a full stomach of coffee and toast, so I do it every day and now the like before big workouts, in fact, I've decided to do that close because I need to feel that Superwoman effects from coffee.
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Mario Fraioli

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Coach, Writer, & Podcast Host
Hey, Greg most mornings. I will not eat anything before I head out and run. I will however, have a cup of coffee about 60 to 90 minutes before I start running and then in that amount of time I'll also sip on water and or an electrolyte beverage just to make sure I've got that in my system. But more often than not specially for easy runs or an intense track session. I don't Need any additional fuel the morning of for long runs. However, I will get up earlier in, try to eat a small meal about three hours before I start running and that will usually consists of 400 to 600 calories mostly easily digestible carbohydrates, usable fuel, that will benefit me for that run. But also does not upset my stomach.
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Kenny Harrison

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Triple Jump: Olympic ๐Ÿฅ‡
Do I eat or drink coffee before your morning? Run? If so, how long do you wait before you run? This is easy and quick. No coffee in athletics. Maybe for anything that I do. No coffee. No stimulants ever in anything. I do whether I'm working out or morning runs or anything, I do not recommend Any stimulant before anything or during any competition?
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Isaac Jean-paul

High & Long Jump: Paralympic๐Ÿฅ‰, World๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿฅ‰
I really don't consume coffee but I do like to drink tea in the morning. Which helps you on the why you laughing, what? You don't even wake up in the morning, you wake up in the afternoon. So yeah, I drink tea.