Over the past 14 years working with athletes on race day nutrition and my own 22+ years as a competitive triathlete, I have read many things (and so have my clients). I have tested many of the theories and some were right and other were not. Many make generalizations about what … [Read more...]
Don’t Carb Load
I had a client send me his pre-race plan that was given to him by his trainer. He asked me to review and let him know how to adjust it if were not 'right'. First off, your trainer or coach is usually not a nutritionist or nutrition coach although they may know a bit about … [Read more...]
Do you carb load?
This happens to be the week after TriRock Philly and the week before Challenge Atlantic City races. And my clients are asking me about the pre-race meal. At Challenge Atlantic City, and ironman distance race, they provide an athletes dinner two days before the event. And many … [Read more...]