[vc_row][vc_column tooltip_color=”color1″ tooltip_text_color=”color3″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]On race day, especially if you are in a triathlon, your body needs some seriously healthy and delicious fuel to perform. Fit Snack nutritionist wanted to share a snap shot of her diet on race day!

Dinner the night before: Spaghetti topped with marinara sauce with lean bison meatballs.

“These carbohydrates would keep my glycogen levels high, to ensure my energy would be spread evenly throughout the day. Also, helping me get a good nights rest.” – Anita

You can never go wrong with healthy carbohydrates pre race, pre workout or pre anything that requires a ton of your energy!

Morning of Triathlon:

1 cup oatmeal with flaxseeds and honey

½ cup of almonds & blueberries as a snack

6 cups of water pre race – spread throughout the morning

1 hour Pre Race:

1 can of Safe Catch Tuna

1 cups water

Snack During:

One Bar Fruit Bar

The right snack during a race can be difficult to find, but this Fruit Bar offers light and healthy carbohydrates to keep you going strong.

2 cups water

Post Race:

4 cups of water

¼ c. Almonds

1 bag Protein cookies from Bite Fuel

Followed by more water!! These foods and snacks served as fuel for a 1/4 mile swim, 10 mile bike ride and a 2.6 mile run![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]