As much as 66% of an endurance athlete’s glycogen stores can be depleted in as little as 60 minutes of intensive (i.e. above 70% Maximum Heart Rate (MHR)) exercise. It can take in excess of 48 hours for an endurance athlete to replenish glycogen stores depleted by hard training or racing. It is therefore virtually impossible to train / race effectively for long periods at high intensity (over 70% VO2 Max) on consecutive days without effective supplemental nutrition, as glycogen replenishment and muscle recovery begin to fall behind the training demands being made on the body. If allowed to continue (due to the inherent “iron-man” mentality of most endurance athletes!), this can ultima
FiT MetabElite 40™ is especially suited to athletes or individuals with high energy as well as high strength demands, (e.g.; rugby players, swimmers, cyclists, adventure racers etc). One 80g serving delivers approx 35g protein and 1084kJ of energy.