Fueling for Competition
The Secrets of All-Day Energy
Fueling for competition is a great way to get an edge over other competitors. I see this all the time at local competitions.
Some athletes have a plan, bring food, and know exactly what their body needs and when, while others are haphazard and fueling inappropriately.
The difference on the competition floor is obvious. Everyone comes out of the gate well on the first workout, but as the events wear on throughout an all day competition those not fueling well look like their legs have turned to concrete.
So what does your body need to stay at optimal performance levels? We will touch on nutrition leading up to competition, what to eat day of, and how to stay hydrated.
Are you getting enough Vitamin T?
Let’s be honest, most of us are no stranger to the afternoon slump.
That time of the day, usually an hour or two after lunch, where your energy takes an inconvenient nosedive prompting a hustle to the coffee maker and a remarkable slow down of just about everything productive.
Why All Macro Prescriptions Are Wrong, and Why You Still Need Them
Medical professionals have long used blood testing to get a look “under the hood” of our bodies to assess health and risk factors. But what about how we FEEL? No marker is a better barometer for quality of life than a man’s total testosterone number. (Ladies, you’re important too but this post is specifically for the fellas.)
This is going to sound strange, but our macronutrient prescriptions are wrong. In fact, I’ll go so far as to say ALL macro prescriptions are wrong – but that doesn’t mean you don’t need one! If you’re confused at this point, let me be more specific.