Nutrition update for the ultraendurance athlete.

  title={Nutrition update for the ultraendurance athlete.},
  author={Andrew R Getzin and Cindy Milner and Karen M LaFace},
  journal={Current sports medicine reports},
  volume={10 6},
Participation in ultraendurance events has been increasing. Appropriate nutrition in training and fueling while racing within the confines of gastrointestinal tolerability is essential for optimal performance. Unfortunately, there has been a paucity of studies looking at this special population of athletes. Recent field studies have helped to clarify appropriate fluid intake and dispel the myth that moderate dehydration while racing is detrimental. Additional current nutrition research has… 

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