Nutrition Talk by Brian Welsh, Tuesday 8th October, 7:30pm, Shobnall Sports Centre

A date for your diaries!!

MVH member and British Triathlon Level 3 coach Brian Welsh is to provide a talk on Nutrition for MVH members.  Brian has extensive experience of taking part in endurance events and the importance of getting nutrition right – not just for long distance events but for training and shorter distances.

The talk is ensured to be informative, enjoyable and an insight into the science of nutrition.

Venue:  Shobnall Sports Centre:  Lecture room on left as enter the sports centre

Date:  Tuesday 8th October

Time:  7:30pm for 7:45 start  To finish about 9pm

Cost: £2 to cover the cost of the venue

Includes – Free Coffee and Tea and no charge for participating with your own questions!

(You could even also fit in a MVH club run, from Bannatynes at 6pm before you go along to Shobnall)

The agenda is as follows:

MVH Tri Club:  Nutritional Talk by Brian Welsh

1.    A nutrition strategy for training

a.     fat burning when swimming, biking and running
b.     why do I get cramps?
c.     fueled training sessions – why can’t I just eat enough?
d.     why am I not losing weight on all this training?
e.     seasonal changes

2.  Nutrition Race Strategy

a.     Sprint
b.     Olympic
c.     1/2 IM and IM

3.     Q&A


CV:  Brian Welsh is a British Triathlon Association level 3 coach & tutor. He has raced for Great Britain at age group level in triathlon.,  He was a member of the world record breaking round Australia bike team and completed more than 10  Ironman triathlons. He led the first UK mixed team to finish (and win the category) in the 3000 mile Race Across America in 2004. More recently he led another mixed team to first finishing in Letourdirect (the Tour de France – nonstop). Brian has now done 4 RAAM’s 2 x 4 person teams, 1 x mixed team with his wife Stacey in 2008 and solo in 2011. He is looking to go solo again in 2014.