Possibly two of the most demanding sports on the human cardiovascular system, triathlons and cycling require large resources to not only compete but also to maintain the training regimes these athletes undertake. The preparation needed to participate in these long distance events requires focused detail to nutrition and supplementation to ensure the body is not at risk of injury or depletion.
Possibly the most important supplement required by these long distance athletes are electrolytes. Available in both powdered or in capsule form (Lyte-caps), electrolytes as crucial for cyclists and triathletes. Almost as important of a supplement is beta-alanine, this incredible product has the ability to fight off lactic acid meaning you are able to push your muscle harder for longer before fatigue begins to set in. To power themselves long distance athletes will also consume a strong but safe pre-workout before and during long events (pre-30 is approved safe for all sports).
For recovery BCAAs are essential to consume during and straight after any long distance exercise, allowing repair to initiate instantly. During long events some athletes will also consume a meal replacement which is light on the stomach to allow them to get the essential, carbs, fats and proteins to fuel them for longer.
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