TNF100 - 2012 Nutrition Thread
Posted 09 April 2012 - 10:29 PM
I've been training with Endura sports drink, GU Roctanes & Chomps and Cliff bars, but I reckon i'll get sick of these for a full days running, so looking for some more variety.
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 10:37 PM
Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:52 PM
I've decided to go old school for the '12 race with coke/water 50:50, killer pythons and salt & vinegar chips. It's not sustainable but damned if it won't be fun while it lasts.
Posted 10 April 2012 - 08:39 AM
I've done some long runs in training on only water when the pace has been moderate and when the pace has been a bit more intense had a gel every 90 minutes and a Cadel's mountain mix bar or 2 over the duration of the run. So I don't plan on being to over the top with eating/consuming come race day as I find my stomach is better with less in there, rather than putting too much in just to be feeling a bit bloated.
I agree with Sportphysio on checking the offerings at CP1 and 2 as you can get stuff without carrying too much.
Posted 10 April 2012 - 02:21 PM
Helped balance sweet nature of most gels etc and not too heavy/bulky to carry.
Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:01 PM
Variety definitely works for me even if I don't feel like eating - I can always choose the 'least worst' thing.
Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:29 AM
One mistake people make is trying to eat too much food. Your body can only process about 40-60 grams of carbs per hour , any more than that and it will sit in your stomach , which doesn't do you or your energy levels any favours .
Small amounts regularly is the key.
Posted 12 April 2012 - 10:47 PM