Nutrition Tip – Find the Sports Foods for You!
Try a variety of sports foods and drinks to find the ones you can tolerate and the ones you actually like. Make a list, then consider which options are easiest to obtain and most practical for consuming during a race. Revise your list every year as new products come out.
Laurie Schubert is the Team Dietitian at Experience Triathlon. She specializes in working with clients to meet nutritional needs and goals within the boundaries of food preferences, cooking ability, medical limitations, and budget. She has a particular interest in sports nutrition, but gets personal satisfaction from encouraging people in weight loss, finding the right meal plan for a diabetic, and watching young children learn to enjoy a variety of foods.