Fast food restaurants get a bad rap—often for a good reason. But you can find some quick meals when you’re on-the-go that aren’t totally horrible for your running body.
Before you hit up an eatery, check nutritional information online to find meals that are a good source of carbs and protein—building blocks we need as runners. Also make sure they don’t contain too much sodium, which can make you feel bloated.
Here are eight fast-food eats to turn to in a pinch, with add-ons to complete your meal and still stay under 500 calories. They’re all a decent source of carbs and protein to fuel your run.