Remember nutrition is about consistency and practice, not just about what you do the week before the race or on race day. What you consume or don’t consume during the 4-6 months leading up to the race will make the biggest impact on your training, health and ultimately performance!
One of the best practices you can get into is logging your diet and as well as your training nutrition. This way you can go back and analyze what worked and what didn’t.
Remember, your body is your machine, and is what drives you through your training and your race, so treat it well and optimize performance with the best possible food choices most of the time.
And here’s a bonus sports drink recipe for those looking to reduce reliance on packaged products during training.