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Webinar: Race Day Nutrition


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Topic: Race Day Nutrition

Renowned sport dietician Bob Seebohar and Olympian Sarah Haskins share on race-day nutrition. Seebohar discusses the talk down into four parts: fluids and electrolytes, fuel, ergogenic aids and real-life application. Specific information on assessing hydration status and fluid balance as well as pre, during and post race fluid recommendations, electrolytes and hyponatremia and muscle cramping will be presented. The latest on carbohydrate, protein and fat for competition nutrition as well as specific ergogenic aids for triathletes including sodium bicarbonate and caffeine will also be discussed. Seebohar details real-life application looking at pre, during and post training nutrition needs highlighting fluid, carbohydrate, protein, fat and sodium recommendations. Haskins shares her thoughts on each topic, giving the viewer insight into the race-day nutrition plan for one of the world’s top triathletes.

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    Bob Seebohar

    Bob Seebohar is a USAT Level III and Youth and Junior Certified Coach and the owner of Fuel4mance, which provides sports nutrition services to endurance athletes. He has an undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sports Science and two graduate degrees: one in Health and Exercise Science and the other in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Formerly a Sport Dietitian for the U.S. Olympic Committee and the 2008 Olympic Triathlon Sport Dietitian, Bob currently serves as the consulting sport dietitian and head strength coach for the USA Triathlon National Team as well as co-owner of Elite Multisport Coaching.

    Sarah Haskins

    Sarah Haskins competed in her first triathlon in June 2003 in St. Louis, MO, and became a professional triathlete less than a year later in May, 2004. While in college, Sarah competed in cross-country and track at the University of Tulsa. She has a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Mathematics. In December of 2006, Sarah married Nathan Kortuem, who is now her current coach and training partner.  Sarah and Nathan reside in Clermont, Florida, but spend many weeks of the year traveling around the world racing and training.  Currently, Sarah and Nate are taking a break from racing and are expecting their first child in July 2013. 

    Notable accomplishments

  • 29 Professional Wins
  • 2004 U23 National Champion
  • 2005 Los Angeles Triathlon first Pro win
  • 2006/2012 US National Champion
  • 2007 Pan American Games Silver Medal
  • 2008 Silver Medal at the ITU World Championships
  • 2008 Beijing Olympic Team Member, 11th place
  • 2009/2011/2012 Race To The Toyota Cup Series Champion
  • 4x Winner of St. Anthony’s Triathlon
  • 4x Winner of Chicago Triathlon
  • 4x Winner of the Lifetime Fitness Triathlon
  • 2011 Pan American Games Gold Medal
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      Event Type: National
      Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
      Event Date: Jul. 12, 2010
      Start Time: 3:00 PM MST

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