What you eat while you race is just as important as how you’re training.
Looking for a race-day fuel to get better results for your next IRONMAN? You’ve come to the right place.
Here are our top 7 sport nutrition products that are being used by professional triathletes on the IRONMAN distance.
1. Skratch Labs Sport hydration drink mix
Replaces the electrolytes lost in sweat using real fruit for flavor. It contains 16 mg of naturally occurring caffeine per 16 fl oz. It is also non-GMO, gluten free, dairy free, vegan and kosher.
2. Clif energy gel
Light tasting and refreshing. Provides quick energy (24g of carbs and 90g of electrolytes) with ingredients that are 90% organic.
3. Nuun Performance
Gives you electrolytes and carbohydrates precisely balanced to hydrate you better during long or strenuous effort.
4. Naak energy bar
Made with all-natural ingredients, the Naak bar gives you a sustainable energy with 30g of carbs and a boost of electrolytes with 400mg of sodium coming from sea salt. It is well-balanced with 10g of proteins (3:1 ratio) coming from crickets, one of the most sustainable protein source on earth. Finally, its dates-based texture makes it easy to chew and absorb at race-day.
5. Rekarb energy syrup
Excellent and efficient carbohydrate source Antioxydants exclusively found in maple syrup.
6. Fruit 2 - Orange Energy fruit bar
All natural and made with vegan ingredients, this small compact bar is rapidly and easily absorbed and provides you with a 25g carbs intake
7. Gu Energy Chew Strawbery
Created for competition, the chews contain 23g of carbohydrates and 50g of sodium to keep you fueled while delaying bonking by sparing your glycogen stores
Now let's practice! Before using them during your races, try them during your trainings to make sure your stomach and body reacts well. Then stay focused on your plan, and no matter how eager you are to cross the finish line, don’t skip water pit stops to keep hydrated.
Do you know any other sport nutrition products you think we should had to the list?