Daily Meal Plan for the Long Workout

author : mrakes1
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Considering that triathletes like to train and triathletes love to eat, it is without question that a three-hour bike ride, a three-hour brick or a three-hour run will require a lot of energy. As a result, with cravings at a maximum, replacing used calories after a workout can be quite effortless. Ultimately, eating after a hard training session is one of the most looked-forward to moments for a tired and glycogen-depleted athlete.

 

There is absolutely nothing wrong with indulging in a sweet treat after a race. Figuratively speaking, pushing your body to the limit is validation for eating a whole cookie rather than choosing a fig Newton. And because all of your hard training was devoted to those one or two key races, sugary foods are far from “off limits” after you cross the finish line. As long as you eat in accordance to energy expended during the race, never feel guilty, worried, or apprehensive that you will create bad habits, gain weight or ruin your nutrition plan if you choose to indulge in a few sweets in the immediate hours after your big race. [.....]

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date: May 20, 2008

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mrakes1

Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. I am a certified sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition,I teach spinning and I am CPR certified. I have finished the 2006 Boston marathon, 2006 IMFL, 2007 Ironman world Championship and I am qualified for the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. I write for Triathlete magazine and I love writing for BT.com!

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Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. I am a certified sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition,I teach spinning and I am CPR certified. I have finished the 2006 Boston marathon, 2006 IMFL, 2007 Ironman world Championship and I am qualified for the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. I write for Triathlete magazine and I love writing for BT.com!

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