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Race day is around the corner. It may be your first Ironman Triathlon or your 6th Ironman 70.3 Triathlon. You are STOKED. You have done the training. You have put time and effort into the pool, on the road, and in running shoes. #BAM, you got this!
It’s RACE DAY!
The Gun goes off.
You ROCK the swim.
You get on the bike. Your nutrition is like the “buffet” line, and you grab what is on the course. The bike is finished.
The run is your thang, or so you thought. My body isn’t feeling good. You want to throw up, but you opt to walk instead.
You crossed that finish line but were super disappointed.
What happened? Where did things go wrong?
I have one word for you, and maybe you have already figured it out:
Race Day nutrition is very challenging for an Ironman Triathlon and an Ironman 70.3 Triathlon. Still, with some trial and error, planning, and getting information from the right people, I can guarantee that you will NOT have an issue with the race course.
Let’s talk a little bit about science, and then let me give you a real-life example.