What do you do days before you compete in the Olympic Track and Field 5k Trials? Eat ice cream!
Maddie Alm, fellow sports dietitian and US Olympic Track and Field 5k spills the beans on competing in the trials in June 2021 in the heat of Eugene. Maddie qualified for the Olympic trials in the 5k at the Sound running meet in LA mid-May 2021 with a time of 15:19. Going into the trials, she ranked 29th but crushed the race and finished 12th with a 15:58 time.
In this episode, we cover:
What it was like qualifying and competing at the trials
What the lead up to the race was like
Her race day nutrition
What it's like being a part of Team Boss
What Maddie's training looks like
How Maddie works with elite and everyday athletes, and the differences between the two
How Maddie helps athletes improve their relationship with food
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