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said:Can anyone advise if the nutrition plan should be different for a stage swim?
Can anyone advise if the nutrition plan should be different for a stage swim?
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said: said:Can anyone advise if the nutrition plan should be different for a stage swim?
Last year I swam 7 consecutive days to cover the 120 miles of 8 Bridges... between 4 hours and 9.5 hours per day. I kept to what has become my standard feed plan... all liquid 285 cal/hr. Recovery is important... PROTEIN!, as is keeping well hydrated between stages.
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I'm looking to pull together a nutrition plan for a 50 hour solo lake swim and am wondering if anyone has suggestions. I have been function with the assumption I should feed every 30 minutes and consume app 300 calories per hour. My two main challenges are 1) I am a vegan and 2) length of time on the water - gel packs and sports drinks will get very tiring and will not be enough.
Suggestions would be greatly appreciated