Eating and drinking during exercise

Depending on the goals of your athletes training or competition, eating and drinking during exercise may be required to help your athletes train and compete to their full potential.

Failing to fuel or hydrate correctly (either too much or too little) during exercise can result in:

  • Earlier onset of fatigue
  • Reduced speed / intensity
  • Reduced endurance
  • Poor concentration and decision making
  • Skill errors
  • Stomach/Gut upset or
  • Fluid overload

For more information download theEating and drinking during exercise’ factsheet.