Nutrition blog: Carbohydrate – how much do you need?

Tim Wiggins - Team Wiggle


I had an embarrassing moment the other day. I had been driving for a while ignoring the petrol light, thinking I could “squeeze in one more trip up the road before I stop and fill up”. Not so. That last trip was one too many and I had the pleasure of pushing the car the few blocks up the road to the petrol station…

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Avoiding the proverbial wall

Hitting the wall

I was having a race debrief with a friend of mine who competed in the Forster Long Course over the weekend. He was running me through his race – he felt good in the swim and had come out feeling strong but had a disaster on the bike. He’d dropped his nutrition and had nothing but a bottle of sports drink and a bottle of water to get him through the 90km.
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