Webinar: Energy Demands And Fueling Strategies For Ironman-Distance Triathlons
Topic: Energy Demands And Fueling Strategies For Ironman-Distance Triathlons
An Ironman-distance triathlon is a 140.6 mile swim, bike and run odyssey, where athletes typically start at 7 AM and finish anywhere between 8 and 17 hours later. The duration of the event, uniqueness of each individual, changing environmental conditions and the body’s limited ability to absorb nutrients during intense efforts make nutrition a challenge and poor decisions can lead to a 1 to 2 hour slower finish time.
This webinar will help you understand the body’s nutritional needs for an Ironman-distance triathlon by reviewing and discussing relevant research. The presentation will then provide a practical, actionable pre-, during and post-race nutrition strategy.
David Glover is currently a USA Triathlon and USA Cycling certified coach, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and the Author of Full Time & Sub-Nine: Fitting Iron Distance Training into Everyday Life. A graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy, he has a formal education in exercise physiology and sports psychology and real world experience from competing in more than 100 triathlons – including 28 Ironman distance races.Sanctioning Status: USAT SANCTIONED
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99
Event Date: Sep. 13, 2011
Start Time: 3:00 PM
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