Contemporary nutrition approaches to optimize elite marathon performance.

  title={Contemporary nutrition approaches to optimize elite marathon performance.},
  author={Trent Stellingwerff},
  journal={International journal of sports physiology and performance},
  volume={8 5},
  • T. Stellingwerff
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • Education
  • International journal of sports physiology and performance
The professionalization of any sport must include an appreciation for how and where nutrition can positively affect training adaptation and/or competition performance. Furthermore, there is an ever-increasing importance of nutrition in sports that feature very high training volumes and are of a long enough duration that both glycogen and fluid balance can limit performance. Indeed, modern marathon training programs and racing satisfy these criteria and are uniquely suited to benefit from… 

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