Daniil`s diet composes a varied of whole natural foods. High-quality protein sources (e.g., milk, meat, poultry, egg, fish), sufficient amount of good fat sources (e.g., fatty fish, egg yolk), and high-quality carbohydrate sources (e.g., quinoa, brown rice, berries, vegetables).
Depending on the sport and daily energy expenditure, but a rough recommendation for these nutrients for an athlete are roughly between 1.5-2.0 g/kg/day of protein, 1.0-1.5 g/kg/day for fat, and 3-7 g/kg for carbohydrates. Regarding supplementation, we always want to ensure that all our products are doping-free and batch tested products, to make sure that it`s safe and contains no prohibited substances.
During a race weekend, the energy consumption is very high, the days at the track are very long, and the actual driving is very demanding regarding of energy consumption, so sufficient and appropriate energy intake during the weekend is challenging, but manageable, if a good plan is in place.
Daniil`s diet is performance targeted nutrition plan and is designed by Performance nutritionist Helene Patounas and by his Performance coach Pyry Salmela.
Let's take a look at a sample of typical nutrition plan for a race weekend: