Endurance Event – Pre-race Nutrition Tips

Preparing for an endurance event, here is some advice from Dr Heiss, developer of the 24 programme. He is talking prior to the Leadville 100 mile mountain bike race. Facebook video:

Preparing for an endurance event, here is some advice from Dr Heiss, developer of the 24 programme. He is talking prior…

Posted by 24Fit Nutrition on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Strong Finish From Heather Jackson at Kona

Triathlete Heather Jackson Racing makes her first appearance at the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona.

After a significant swim deficit Heather ran her way from 14th off of the bike to fifth at the finish line. Her times:

Swim Time ( 2.4 miles) 01:04:36
Bike Time ( 112 miles) 05:04:43
Run Time ( 26.2 miles) 03:07:53
Total (140.6 miles), 09:21:45

Heather Jackson Ironman

The Ironman conists of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.2-mile (42.2 km) run. It is widely considered one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world.

The winner of the mens race Jan Frodeno ” No shade at all. If you’re going uphill, your heart rate goes up and it just doesn’t come back down.” Brutal conditions as temperatures topped 120F (49C).

Each year, more than 110,000 athletes vie for slots in the event. More than 2,300 triathletes started the race Saturday.

Nutrition is key during these endurance events as explained by Dr John Heiss at another event the Leadville 100 ( thats 100 miles on a mountain bike).

Triathlete Heather Jackson In Training For Ironman At Kona

Triathlete Heather Jackson Racing makes her first appearance at the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona today, showing us the ultimate level of dedication and strength.

Wishing Heather good luck as she competes for a World Championship!

Posted by GoPro on Saturday, October 10, 2015

Triathlete Heather Jackson Racing makes her first appearance at the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona today, showing us the ultimate level of dedication and strength.

Wishing Heather good luck as she competes for a World Championship!

Another video from Heather here -Team Herbalife Athlete Heather discusses her road to Kona

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Day In The Life Of Gymnast Nile Wilson | Importance Of Recovery And Nutrition

Professional gymnast Nile Wilson explains how recovery days are a key part of the training process. And how he has obtained strength gains by taking nutrition seriously. Fuelling the body is key, its all about performance. Fresh v processed food? Protein to repair the muscles.