If you’ve landed here and your race is still ahead of you, please go back and read Part 1 – ports Nutrition for Athletes in Training: Going Gluten-Free and Part 2 – Gluten-Free Sports Nutrition on Pre-Race Day & Race Day. There, I cover the subtle switch from grain-based carbohydrates that lies at the heart of the gluten-free diet. I even include a sample daily diet for powerful, gluten-free sports nutrition for athletes in training. You’ll know you’ll perform at optimal level only when your body is supported from the cellular to the muscular and bone level with the right nutrients.
Despite all your conscientious preparation, a marathon or any extended athletic event can cause damage.
First, never wait too long for the post-workout meal. You should have a snack (or a meal, depending on the type of training/event) within 30 [...]