Eating & Drinking During and After Sport
So… the much-anticipated event day has finally arrived. After enduring weeks of dedicated training, it is now time to deliver and enjoy the performance you have worked so hard for. During most sports, your body’s main fuel mix comes from carbohydrate (from muscle glycogen and blood glucose) and fat. Generally, if your training involves less than an hour of activity, you will perform well without having to refuel during the event. With good food choices, you should be able to fuel up adequately before your event, and then replace the fuels you have used with your post- event meals.
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