Our bodies generally have enough reserves for up to 60-90 minutes of exercise, leaving a large deficit of energy and hydration requirements for longer endurance events. As the duration of the event increases, so does our bodies needs which can result in many nutrition challenges along the way. Here are some practical tips to train towards optimal nutrition for race day:
Marewa Sutherland is a qualified Sports & Exercise Nutritionist (BAppSc, University of Otago) and co-founder of PURE Sports Nutrition. Marewa is available for personalised Nutrition consultations in person or via Skype.