Some types of sports events last longer than a typical workout and may require mid-activity refueling. Football games and longer races are just two examples.
When you are in constant motion, a lot of energy is used. Eating foods that are easy to digest and rich in carbohydrates can help you maintain energy levels throughout the game or on the race course. Sports drinks and gels that contain carbohydrates and electrolytes can give you an added boost.
Provided by Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition, a dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Reviewed January 2013