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Sports Nutrition for Post-Race Recovery

June 8, 2017

With so much focus on getting race day & training nutrition right, the nutrition required for optimal post-event recovery is often overlooked. Example: we recently attended a sports event where a competing family member was offered a choice of sports drink or a beer at the finish chute. No prizes for guessing he reached for the beer!

Although this isn’t a problem by itself (after all, it was well earned), the problem for him arose about five minutes later when cramping set in, which made for a very long and painful…

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