Six Tips For Top Nutrition While Traveling

  • By Pip Taylor
  • Published Jan 24, 2012
  • Updated May 22, 2013 at 1:10 PM UTC
Photo: Nils Nilsen

Moderate your intake: Some of the most common nutritional challenges encountered during travel include meeting changing energy needs and maintaining healthy nutrition. When traveling to a race you are likely in your taper, which means your energy requirements are lower. Travel foods are usually terrible: High-calorie, low nutritional-value fast foods dominate airports and gas stations, and a big mistake is to let yourself get so hungry that these seem like good options. So, whenever possible, take your own food with you: Sandwiches, tinned fruits, bananas and sports bars are all conveniently portable.

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