Prepare for your Marathon with GoldNutrition
Running a marathon is a sporting challenge that requires optimal preparation. For some people, it's a lifelong goal. To overcome such a sporting challenge, it is obviously necessary to prepare in the best possible way.
The weeks of preparation before a marathon are also made to find a nutrition plan adapted to your needs. And that's where we can help!
"Load yourself on carbs in the days leading up to your event and consume carbs during the marathon"
During a marathon, more than two-thirds of your energy can come from carbohydrates. Unfortunately, your body can only store a limited amount of carbohydrates! The more advanced you are in the race, the more you will deplete these reserves! The decrease in this carbohydrate reserve will be synonymous with a drop in energy, which will certainly lead to a drop in your running pace. If carbohydrate stores are depleted, your muscles will be forced to rely on fat, making it difficult to continue running at any pace because thehe body struggles to convert fat into energy. To ensure you have optimal carb levels on race day, load up on carbs in the days leading up to your race and continue consuming carbs during the marathon.
Before a race, it is therefore important that you take a supplement that helps boost energy levels and delay fatigue. the Pre Workout Endurance from home GoldNutrition contains Palatinose™ (Isomaltulose), a low glycemic index carbohydrate that provides energy over a long period of time, without causing blood sugar spikes. It is also made up of BCAAs which prevent muscle catabolism and promote recovery.
"Hydration is essential during the race"
During the race, we recommend taking an isotonic drink in order to be well hydrated. the Gold Drink Premium is the ideal solution for such a race! Together with BCAAs and Peptopro® (hydrolyzed protein) this combination allows a more efficient recovery of the body during training or racing. This formula contains two ingredients that do not cause digestion issues and the "weight" that protein typically causes, but have similar effects on muscle tissue. BCAAs have a specific action on the muscle, and Peptopro® is a patented ingredient that consists of a casein hydrolyzate, with very rapid absorption and high biological value.
In order to avoid cramps, we also advise to stay well mineralized. Moreover, this stage can already begin during the 2-3 days preceding the marathon. To do this, nothing could be simpler than Electrolyte Sticks - Wild Berries.
At the end of the race, your pace may drop. If you feel a need for energy at this time of the race, taking a Extreme Fluid Gel will keep your blood sugar stable thanks to high glycemic index carbohydrates, and will delay fatigue and maintain performance longer.
"Fast Recovery GoldNutrition® is the ultimate in recovery drinks, made with the most specific nutrients to replenish muscle energy stores, promote muscle mass synthesis and maximize recovery."
At the finish of your marathon, we recommend that you take directly Fast recovery. This drink developed by GoldNutrition allows rapid recovery after a high intensity effort, such as that required by a marathon.
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