Nutri-tips for preparing a mountain bike race
Mountain biking is a discipline that is practiced on various terrains with sometimes a lot of unevenness. It must be admitted that the courses can be dangerous, bringing at times a certain complexity.
This discipline requires a lot of energy and optimal hydration to face the best races.
Here are our tips Before, During, After in terms of nutrition:
A energy bar or an energy drink in the 2h preceding the output. You can also take a genergy cake as a breakfast.
We recommend a energy drink consume all 15min in 2 or 3 sip. Never wait to be thirsty!
You can also take a energy gel or an energy bar every 45 minutes, see every hour. Favor the difficult passages and end of course.
Of course, a recovery drink will be ideal. 500ML will suffice or a bottle ready for use. Drink 30min following the effort to launch the recovery phrase thanks to the rapidly available carbohydrates and proteins.
A energy bar can also be perfect for recharging his batteries within the hour.
- Keep your energy reserves on the whole of your race
- Avoid hydro-mineral losses by moisturizing to a maximum
- Optimize your recovery to avoid cramps and muscle pain.