This past weekend I was at the Wildflower Triathlon in southern California to support my husband Jeff do the race. Little did I know, but there were thousands of people there to compete and it felt more like a festival than an athletic event. There was live music, vendors, all types of food for sale and it literally felt like one huge party. We had so much fun!
One thing I noticed when walking around the event was how many different types of nutritional supplements were for sale, being advertised or sampled at the event. From sport gummies to special recovery drinks to energy balls, it seemed like they had come up with everything.
In triathlons, nutrition is crucial to help you last through the swim, bike and run. My husband fills his water bottle with a sugary drink with electrolytes and tapes energy gu’s and energy bars to his bike so that he can refuel during his race. Pro triathletes break it down like science for the amount of calories they must take…