Today we look at some of the most recent scientific reviews relating to nutrition guidelines for healthy adult endurance athletes. We specifically take a look at carbohydrates 1) during day-to-day training, 2) pre-competition (carbohydrate loading), and 3) in-race feeding. Future nutrition videos will discuss the scientific evidence on topics such as recommended intakes for protein, fat, water, electrolytes, probiotics, caffeine, micronutrients, and so on. There are also plans to make videos on other styles of diets, such as low-carbohydrate high-fat diets for endurance performance, that are growing in popularity in the recent few years.
At the end of the video, a summary paragraph and table are provided.
To Know Sport is not a doctor or a medical professional. Before starting any new diet and/or exercise program please check with your doctor. Use of this information (in the video) is strictly at your own risk. Any recommendations made are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The content in the video is for educational and informational purposes regarding the scientific evidence base on exercise and nutritional topics for healthy adults. To Know Sport will not assume any liability for direct or indirect losses or damages that may result from the use of information contained in this video including but not limited to economic loss, injury, illness, or death. Science is frequently based on average results, therefore due to person-to-person variability, individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.
2019 Nutrition Review
Vitale, K. and Getzin, A., 2019. Nutrition and supplement update for the endurance athlete: Review and recommendations. Nutrients, 11(6), p.1289.
2018 ISSN Review
Kerksick, C.M., Wilborn, C.D., Roberts, M.D., Smith-Ryan, A., Kleiner, S.M., Jäger, R., Collins, R., Cooke, M., Davis, J.N., Galvan, E. and Greenwood, M., 2018. ISSN exercise & sports nutrition review update: research & recommendations. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 15(1), p.38.
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