Half Ironman Pre-Race Nutrition Protocol

author : mikericci
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For most athletes the physical training it takes to complete a long distance event is usually the hardest part. What most athletes forget to realize is that all the training in the world will go down the toilet if the pacing or the nutrition plan isn't executed properly. One exercise I have my athletes perform is having them write a race plan for their nutrition starting two days before the big event right through to the recovery. This involves going over nutrition step by step and also includes their heart rate at certain points in the race. As many athletes have learned the hard way, nutrition and race day pacing go hand in hand. In this article we'll touch on how to finish off your last week of training with a solid nutrition plan to give you the best chance for success on race day.

Hydration

One of the key points to proper digestion and cooling on race day is being properly hydrated. [.....]

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date: October 30, 2005

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Our coaching philosophy is to help you get the most out of your available training time. We don’t believe in junk mileage or useless workouts. We combine the most current research and triathlon training techniques with proven race strategies to help our athletes reach their goals.

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