How To Effectively Fuel For An Ultra Marathon

Published on February 2nd 2023


The longer your event, the more important fuelling well becomes. But what should you eat & drink, & how much? In this video Mark and James go over the key nutrition you need to be consuming & when to have it. It's important to fuel your body correctly so you can perform your best! 0:00 - Intro 0:34 - Glycogen and fat for fuel 1:31 - Three things you need to do 2:34 - Pre Event 4:25 - Race day morning 5:06 - The event itself 7:20 - Hydration 9:19 - Caffeine Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Check out the GTN Shop πŸ‘‰ GTN Training Plans πŸ‘‰ What's your favourite snack to bring on a run? Let us know in the comment section below! 🍌🍫🍬 Watch more on GTN... πŸ“Ή The Ultimate Hydration Pack Guide! πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show πŸ‘‰ Photos: Β© Triathlon / Getty Images 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist 🎡 Antelope - Ava Low Dominion - BLUE STEEL Getting Away - Eight Bits Hemisphere - Ooyy Need It - Duckmaw No Burden - Nebulae Really Miss You - oomiee Rupture - Hallman Sweet Escape - Aiyo #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #fuel #snacks #food #carbs #electrolytes #energy #ultra The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: THEMAGIC5: MET Helmets: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Precision Fuel & Hydration: Selle Italia: Trimtex: Wahoo: Zwift: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -