TRIATHLON NUTRITION

Whether you decide to tackle a sprint or middle-distance triathlon it important to get both training and nutrition needs met.

 

NUTRITION ESSENTIALS FOR TRIATHLON

No matter what distance of Triathlon you decide to tackle, don't let all your hard work in training go to waste with a poor nutritional strategy.
Your nutrition will be the make or break when it comes to not just surviving the swim, bike and run, but actually enjoying the event when race day comes and being able to train without fatigue.

Energy

Designed to help you fuel before and during training. With a range of different products including gels, bars and powders.

Recovery

Recovery starts as soon as you finish. Known as the 'training window', which lasts up to 30 minutes post exercise.

Hydration

Starting exercise in a hydrated state can kick start your performance, helping you to maintain hydration throughout an event.

Rebuild

The more active you are, the more protein you need in your diet to help rebuild and prevent muscle breakdown.

5 WAYS AN ISOTONIC GEL IMPROVES PERFORMANCE DURING A TRIATHLON

Competitions can last anywhere from 1 hour 50 minutes all the way through to 14 hours. Although the physiological demands of short- and long-distance triathlons may be different, carbohydrate provides an important fuel source across all competition types.

THE POWER OF TRANSITIONS

Getting comfortable with change can be tricky. For ambassador, Cesar Villalba, triathlon has taught him how to transition in all aspects of life. Read how triathlon helps shape an athletes transformation in this piece.

GO Electrolyte Powders

Endurance athletes need to stay hydrated while keeping energy stores up.

GO Isotonic Energy Gel

Energy gels are a convenient way to boost your carbohydrate intake during endurance exercise. Our world-famous Isotonic Energy Gels are carefully designed to digest quickly and easily.

  • Truly isotonic formulation - no need for water
  • 22 grams of carbohydrates per gel
  • Convenient easy-to-take format