The Feed – Training nutrition timing guidance for cyclists and runners

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Coach Rob steps in this month for Coach Kelli and shares the guidance he gives athletes on nutrition timing as well as fueling strategies. Have a listen to this information packed show. While Coach Rob is no substitute for Coach Kelli he does a great job explaining how to better prepare for racing and training for runners and cyclists alike.

  • When to drink
  • When to utilize electrolytes
  • Adding amino acids to sports drinks
  • How many calories can be processed an hour while training
  • Fluid based calories vs solid/whole food calories when training
  • How to add calories to your existing sports drink mix
  • What not to do before a race or event
  • Basics of when to begin fueling
  • Gastrointestinal distress concerns
  • Pre-Race fueling Guidance
  • In race fueling
  • The slow drip approach to fueling
  • Practice fueling strategies before putting them into practice
  • Post race fueling timing
  • Recovery fueling
  • Recovery protein requirements vs Acid Reflux Sufferers
  • Daily nutrition considerations for endurance athletes
  • How often to eat
  • Not all endurance athletes are trying to loose weight some are trying to gain weight
  • How many daily calories does an athlete need and how do you discover your’s
  • Supporting night time insulin and human growth hormone responses
  • Being cautious about human performance studies
Music for show intro, outro, and mid-play break: “Jahzzar (betterwithmusic.com) CC BY-SA” 
Intro and Outro music: So Easy on the Travelers Guide album from Jahzzar
Mid-play break music: Please Listen Carefully from the Tumbling Dishes Like Old-Man’s Wishes Album

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