243: Sports Nutrition for the Ultra Athlete

Time Block F - Saturday, 8:20-10:10am
Session Format: Lecture

Endurance events are increasing in popularity and participation. Weekend warriors are tying their laces to train for marathons, Ironman competitions, 50-milers and multi-day cycling treks. Get insight on the unique nutrition needs of the ultra athlete. This session will highlight the most up-to-date research, latest sports nutrition recommendations and practice points from the pros, like Ironman champions and elite marathoners.

Jenna Bell-Wilson, PhD, RD, LD, holds a doctorate degree in exercise science and a master’s degree... more less