A-Race Nutrition

Dialing in the One-Two Punch: Training & Nutrition for the Big Race

  

Your athlete has been training hard to prepare for the big race, but do you have a plan for pre-race training and nutrition, too? Coach Rick Kattouf walks through basic preparations you need to make with your athlete before their next "A" race.


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GTN Presents: The Ideal Weight For Training and Racing

  

In the latest episode of Global Triathlon Network’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they tackle the complicated topic of weight. From how to find your ideal race weight, to improving your power-to-weight ratio on the bike, here’s all you need to know about triathlon and dieting.


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What Your Body Actually Needs During Different Types of Endurance Exercise

  

A high-level, no-nonsense view of what your body actually needs during various types of endurance exercise in order to meet both your hydration and nutritional needs.


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How to Avoid Muscle Cramping During Exercise

  

It is estimated that the vast majority of athletes have suffered from cramping at some point. Here are some theories on what causes cramp, and tips on how to avoid muscle cramping during exercise.


A Periodized Approach to Carbohydrate Intake During Training and Racing

  

While a restricted-carbohydrate diet can have training adaptation benefits, a periodized approach to carbohydrate intake allows you to fuel for the work required, optimizing both fat metabolism during training and your race-day performance.


Why Carbohydrate is the King for Endurance Performance

  

Whatever race you’re about to take on— loading and refueling with carbohydrate is key for performance.


Glycogen Primer: What it is and What it Means For Your Performance

  

Most endurance athletes have heard at one point or another the importance of replacing their glycogen stores after a workout. Here's what glycogen is, and its role in performance and recovery.


Your 14-Step Guide to Weight Loss During Base Training

  

Now is the right time to shed some weight slowly and smartly so you can hit race season in peak condition.


A Complete Guide to Proper Marathon Nutrition

  

Training for your marathon means more than just putting in miles. Having your nutrition plan dialed in, for pre, during, and after the race, is equally important. This guide from sports nutrition expert Asker Jeukendrup will help you create the right plan for all aspects of your race day nutrition.


Planning Nutrition for a 70.3 Triathlon

  

Nutrition plays a big role in your success on race day. Learn from nutrition expert Asker Jeukendrup the basics to creating the right plan for you.


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