Packing your backpack for the snow – 4 essential nutrition tips
For snowboarders and skiers its no secret that a day on the mountain and back-to-back training can be exhausting. With an icy early morning rise, a commute to the powdery slope, three to four hours on snow, afternoon gym and equipment preparation – packing your backpack can be the last thing winter sports athletes are keen to do.
How athletes can effectively tackle dehydration on snow
When out on the snow a nice cool drink may not be what hits the spot as much as it does in warmer activity. However failure to replenish fluid requirements of the body can lead to dehydration.
How cold weather and altitude affects nutrition
Winter sports require a wide range of skills, strength, concentration, technique and energy demands. While the principals of fuelling performance and fuelling training remain similar to summer sports, the thing that sets them apart so distinctively is the environment they participate in.