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Carbs: How Much Do You Need Per Session


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