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Carbs: How Much Do You Need Per Session

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Here is an interesting article by Greg Cox, R.D. on Triathlete Europe.

He describes some simple advice on how many carbohydrates you need per session and why. In summary

  • Sprint races and short workouts - You need: A swig of a sports drink
  • Workouts > 90 minutes - You need: 30-60 grams per hour, single or mixed carbs
  • Half- or full-iron-distance races - You need: 80-100 grams per hour (males), 60-90 grams (females)

To read the full article by Greg Click Here