Do you think about nutrition periodization?

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      Our training schedules vary quite a bit. Depending on our demands from: work,environment,personal, training, and racing. It would only make sense that you would tailor your nutrition based upon your needs especially, regarding your training schedule of low intensity vs. high intensity. If it is a rest day you would not eat nearly as much as you would if you had gone for a 3 hour bike ride.

      The main three macronutrients your body needs are carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Your body’s main source it wants is carbohydrates. Glycogen is needed for your muscle function and glucose is needed for your brain function.

      Ranges consist of:
      Carbohydrates:3-7g/kg
      Protein:0.8 to 2.5g/kg
      Fat:0.8 to 1.3g/kg

      Longer races can even go into:
      Carbohydrates: 5-12g/kg
      Protein:1.4-2.0g/kg
      Fat:1.0-1.5g/kg

      Do you use nutrition periodization?

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