Sports Nutrition

KEEP EATING ITS TAPER WEEK!

Eating during my taper week

I have many clients who are racing Ironman and long distance events throughout the year. And they always ask "Should I change how I eat during my taper week?". It really depends on how you eat during every week.  If you are balancing your blood sugar regularly, then your food consumption will reflect your output.  Train less in your taper week, you should automatically be eating a bit less that … [Read More...]

hydration you're doing it wrong

How to cool off

I have a client who I have been working with on Race Day Nutrition over the past 4 weeks for their first Ironman Coeur D'Alene.  It has all gone really well in training and they feel confident about the nutrition part of the race.  But now the forecast calls for 95-103 degree temperatures! How to cool off becomes the biggest challenge of the race especially when it is a 10-17 hour event! It … [Read More...]

triathletes fueling plan

Should I drink what is on the course?

Question:  "Should I drink what is on the course?" My answer:  "Yes and no." I work with many triathletes training for Ironman and half Ironman races.  Race day fueling can be challenging to figure out.   This is a question I get often.  I was asked this question this weekend while I was doing a nutrition talk for a triathlon club. "Should we use what is on the course?  Is that a good … [Read More...]

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