What food would you take if you had to spend 6 days crossing a 250 km long trail in a desert and had to carry everything on your back? Pavel Paloncý, or the Czech Machine as he is known in the ultra-runner community, decided to take cricket flour bars as his main source of fuel. How did he do?
Do you think you can eat whatever you want as long as you burn it off by running? Do you carb-load before every race or even training session? Do you think sports drinks are always a good choice? Well, you might want to read on. There’s a chance your nutrition plan can use a serious update.