Nutrition Publication

Fueling and Hydrating for Your Event or Exercise

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Athletes benefit from being well-hydrated and fully fueled going into a competition orworkout. A high-carbohydrate meal two to four hours before an event or workout,followed by a high-carb snack one to two hours before, will top off muscle fuel stores inpreparation for the challenge ahead. If you have an early-morning start time, eat the highcarbmeal the evening before and consume a carb-rich snack one to two hours before thecompetition...