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Nutrition Before Training and Competition

Before you begin your training you should fill up your nutrition reserves. The best nutrition before training and competition is to get complex carbohydrates approx. 3 hours before training/competition.

Try to work it into your routines that the carbohydrates you eat have a low glycemic index. This will provide the best basis for beneficial training and competition.

Complex Carbohydrates are optimal for building up your engergy resources before Training and CompetitionThey are called the complex carbohydrates and take a little longer for the body to absorb. Consequently, they take longer for your muscles to turn them into energy. That is why this should be consumed a while before training and competition. On the other hand, your body is supplied with energy for a longer period of time, which is especially useful in an endurance sport such as cycling.

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