Thursday, 7 July 2011

Hertfordshire scientists recommend a winning nutrition regime forIronman World Record

Sports scientists at the University of Hertfordshire provided race nutrition advice to Marino 'Bink' Vanhoenacker, who won this year's Ironman Australia.

Testing of Marino's race nutrition involved him coming to the University and riding for three hours and running for two hours, both at Ironman pace. From the data gathered, the scientists were able to determine the maximum absorption level and therefore recommend a strategy based on Marino's anticipated volume of drink consumption and the mixing concentration of the drinks.

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