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27. July 2018
Dear participant of IRONMAN Tallinn Don’t let those hard-earned training sessions go to waste with poor nutritional strategies. Your nutrition will make the main difference. It won’t be just for surviving, but actually enjoying the race day. As the official sports nutrition partner of the IRONMAN Tallinn, we’ve put together the key nutritional considerations to keep yourself well-prepared in terms of fueling and hydration: The importance of carbohydrate Our muscles can store up to 400-500g or around 2000kcal of glycogen to be used as energy. Glycogen is the main fuel you will use during your race and is stored when you eat carbohydrates. Fill up carbohydrate stores, which will reduce the onset of fatigue. Increase your overall carbohydrate intake in the 48 hours before IRONMAN Tallinn. Eat more carbohydrate portions at meal times, including foods such as rice, potatoes, pasta and cereals. Add carbohydrate snacks in-between, such as cereal bars, fruit, or carbohydrate drinks such GO Electrolyte. Aim for 8-10g of carbohydrate per kilo of your body mass, per day. Stick to pre-race routines Have a normal breakfast 2-3 hours before IRONMAN Tallinn race. This should be mainly carbohydrate based as our liver glycogen stores decrease over night. Don’t try something...
10. July 2018
Nutrition plays a key role in all sports. Matching the correct nutritional intake to the individual requirements  can result in optimal performance. For further information, please read through Consumer Guide – Download PDF! FUELLED BY SCIENCE Science in Sport (SiS) believes that the most sophisticated piece of sports equipment you’ll ever own is your body. If you don’t put high performance sports...