EVENT NUTRITION

Winners Sports Nutrition are proud to be the Official Energy Bar & Gel of L’Etape Australia 2018. Winners energy products have been developed specifically for cyclists and are used and recommended by cycling champion Cadel Evans.

Winners have created a special L’Etape Australia Nutrition Pack containing a selection of great tasting energy products, perfect for riders looking to ensure they are well fuelled during training and the ride.


10% DISCOUNT OFFER

Winners are offering a 10% discount from winnersbars.com for all riders participating in L’Etape Australia 2018.

Coupon Code: LEtape2018


5 NUTRITIONAL TIPS FOR L’ÉTAPE AUSTRALIA

  1. Aim to consume 30 – 60g of carbohydrate per hour of riding;
  2. Eat and drink consistently on the ride. Set your watch alarm to go off every 20 minutes as a reminder;
  3. To ensure your carbohydrate stores are full, consume a carbohydrate rich snack 15-30 mins before the start. Good options include a Winners Sustained Energy Bar or a banana;
  4. Prepare food to eat post ride and boost recovery. 15- 30 mins after a ride the body can replace energy stores at 150% the normal rate;
  5. Remember to always test your nutrition plan in training prior to the ride

KEY PERIODS FOR NUTRITION

FUEL & HYDRATE

MAINTAIN ENERGY STORES

REFUEL & REPAIR

Aim to eat foods high in carbohydrates and taper training in the days leading up the ride.

Refuel with high carbohydrate foods every 20 mins during a ride to effectively reduce fatigue.

Eat foods with carbohydrates and protein immediately after a ride, to replenish energy stores and repair muscles

For a FREE Winners Cycling Guide to Nutrition head to winnersbars.com