Competition (all-day races, tournaments, events)
Crave small quantities of Carbs. Proteins and fats will not digest fast enough and will sit in your stomach making you heavy and not feel well.
Snack during (high water content will digest and provide fuel quickly:
2-3 hours between events/heats:
bagel, dry cereal
electrolyte replacement drink
Between pre-lims and finals, tournament games or events:
Whole grain bread + sliced turkey (not deli) + veggie toppings
Low-fat, low sugar yogurt or cottage cheese + fruit
Pasta + tomato sauce + bread
Salad w low-fat dressing (balsamic vinegrette is good)
Electrolyte replacement drink
Baked potato + low-fat cheese
What are your favorite competition foods?