Fueling for big powerhouse climbs like the Superjames means you need quality calories that taste good and rev up your engine. Let me introduce you to the SUPERJAMES BARS!
Drink to thirst or by a rigid hydration plan? Drink only plain water or only electrolyte-laden drinks? Perhaps it’s not that polarized and we need to be thinking on a continuum. The process of learning about your sweat involves assessment, education, and a personalized range of appropriate fluids and electrolytes. You go forward and hydrate more optimally!
Many people don’t know Board Certified Sport Dietitians/Registered Dietitians exist, don’t realize the value of working with one, or simply prefer to do trial and error until they just can’t any longer. As somewhat of a shy gal, this has given me some fun challenges as I work to educate more local coaches and athletes as to the value of li’l ol’ me and what I love doing as a career.
In my previous post, I gave some nutrition-related tips to follow leading up to your 70.3 race to result in less than desirable results. Here are a few additional To Do’s to follow on race day that make for horror stories later. Important note: This post is most definitely satirical in content.
I am not one to “kick someone when they’re down”, so don’t get me wrong with the intent of this blog post. But with what I saw (and have seen at several other long course triathlon races) and what I see on social media posts, nutrition and hydration problems continue to be a sore spot for many triathletes.