As a coach you want to ensure that your athletes arrive ready to train or compete. The food they eat and drink before training or competing can help ensure they are ready by providing a chance to:
- Fuel and hydrate the body and brain for the exercise session ahead.
- Avoid unwelcome and distracting hunger pangs during the session or unwanted stomach discomfort or visits to the toilet.
For more information download the ‘Pre-exercise Fuelling’ factsheet where we have addressed common questions that your athletes might ask when it comes to eating and drinking before exercise