Magnesium – Race protocols

Magnesium, unlike Sodium (salt) is an intercellular mineral.

99% of body magnesium is stored in our bones and cells.

Thus it is essential it to consume magnesium on daily basis to keep our stores full and balanced in order to gain the benefits of Magnesium.

– At off season or after a major race keep consuming one capsule at bedtime that is the best period to refill your stores quickly.

Daily Protocol

– Take one capsule at bedtime* or 1 hour before workout with a snack.

– In extensive training period you may add one capsule after breakfast.

IronMan Protocol: (140.6 or 70.3)

– Race day (morning) – one capsule 1 hour before swim with a snack

– Race day (Transition 1) – one capsule if muscles are starting to tense up.

If okay at T1 use during cycling, before it gets to the tipping point of cramping.

During cycling, chew the capsule and swallow with water for fast response. Magnesium is tasteless.

– Race day (Transition 2) – one capsule. Chew the capsule and swallow with water for fast response

Triathlon Protocol:

– Race day morning – one capsule 1 hour before swim with a snack

– Race day (Cycling or Transition 2) – one capsule during cycling when muscles start to tense up.

Chew the capsule and swallow with water for fast response. Magnesium is tasteless.

Race:

– Race day morning – one capsule 1 hour before start with a snack.

– If race is longer than 4 hours (Marathon or Ultra), take one capsule during the race every 4-5 hours.

Chew the capsule and swallow with water for fast response. Magnesium is tasteless.

* Bedtime as during night magnesium absorption is optimal and most effective* Bedtime as during night magnesium absorption is optimal and most effective