Racing Weight FAQs and Recipes

If you're focused on improving your performance in endurance sports, you've likely figured out that your body weight and composition impact how well you run, swim, bike, climb, etc. Runners routinely lose 5 pounds or more in the process of training and dialing in their nutrition for races. This makes body weight one of the most influential and controllable factors in running performance. Competitive triathletes and cyclists often find similar results.

Your ideal racing weight is as individual as the type of shoes that fit your feet best or the type of training plan you need to reach your goals. Read on to find answers to the most frequently asked questions about racing weight, find your ideal weight, as well as recipes that contain less than 400 calories per serving from the Racing Weight Cookbook.

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