Here you’ll find my personal recommendations for nutrition.
I’ve used all of the food and supplements that you see in the following section.
However, as with anything in the running and triathlon world, there is never a one-size-fits-all approach.
What works for me might not work for you.
And the best advice is to keep testing different things in training until you find the perfect kit for you.
Pip & Nut make small nut butter sachets that I use during long distance training sessions and in races
I prefer these to the standard energy gels that most people use, because they are higher in fat and lower in carbs, which means you don't experience energy 'crashes' like you sometimes get with gels.
The Nuun Electrolyte tablets are great for when you're training and racing over long distances and need to replace salt.
They're particularly good if you are training and competing for long distance events.
And if you sweat a lot!
I also add them occasionally to water that I drink in my normal day. Particularly after long training sessions.
if you need easy-to-digest nutrition for racing and training, then you should test out using PowerGels.
They'll give you a fairly short, sharp burst of energy.
I use these when I'm in training for distances up to the marathon and Olympic triathlons.
They come in a range of flavours, so you should be able to find something you like!
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