Successful recovery will only occur with proper planning. Think about your training sessions ahead of time so you can plan and pack the appropriate fuels with you.
As a high-performance athlete, you’ve chosen a career where taking care of your body is your job. When you are training and competing full time, there are several physiological consequences that occur as a result of hard exercise.
A sound recovery nutrition protocol will ensure you can optimize training adaptations and perform at 100 percent of your body’s potential for the next training bout or in preparation for competition.
|Physiological consequences of hard training||The 4 R’s of recovery nutrition|
|Dehydration||Rehydrate with fluids and electrolytes|
|Depletion of glycogen (carbohydrate stored in muscle and liver)||Replenish muscle glycogen stores with carbohydrates|
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