Race Day Breakfasts

Race Day Breakfasts

Race Day Breakfasts

 Typically the morning before a race you should consume lots of carbs, not so much fat, and limit your protein. Below are some great race day breakfasts that will keep you feeling great and could help improve your race and your post race recovery.
Toast/Bagel with nut butter and banana

Both toast and bagels are an excellent carbs. While the banana provide potassium which can help prevent muscle cramping. Since nuts are unsaturated fats, they can help with post race inflammation.

Oatmeal with nut butter, dried fruit, and nuts

Oats are complex carbs which helps to sustain your energy better. They are also easy on the stomach and easy to digest. While again the nuts help with inflammation and recovery. 

Eggs + Sweet Potatoes 

    The yolk of an eggs has B vitamin choline, which will help decrease inflammation. Potatoes are gluten free but an excellent source of carbs while being easy on the stomach. They also contain potassium, magnesium, and vitamin B-6.

    Coffee
    Caffeine has been proven to boost performance by promoting your muscles to burn fat, while increases the flow of free fatty acids. Coffee is also high in antioxidants.