CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > CrossFit Forum > Nutrition
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Nutrition Diet, supplements, weightloss, health & longevity

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-26-2006, 12:58 PM   #1
Adam Rooke
Member Adam Rooke is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Amersham  London
Posts: 47
I have several concerns about how (and what) me and a mate are going to be eating on a climbing trip mid-august. Essentially, we don't have a car so once we get to the area it will be impossible to buy any surplus food without a four hour round trip up and down a mountain, so any food that we need is is going to have to be taken in with us. Its a 2 week trip so are going to need to take quite a lot with us...

At the moment we were thinking of mainly porridge, pasta and some of dried meals. Problem is we don't reckon we will get enough from these meals as we will be burning -loads of energy a day [For example, I normally eat one malt loaf per climbing session ;o)], no fresh food or anything can be taken so the meals will get bland and boring quick. Finally, limits on space mean its going to have to all crush down quite small.

Would anything such as the protien recovery drinks help us make sure that we enough stuff...

Any thoughts/opinions? we are a bit naive at this whole travelling light thing and what to eat when not near a pub so are a bit lost.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2006, 02:02 PM   #2
Ben Kaminski
Member Ben Kaminski is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Cincinnati  OH
Posts: 875
Bring a bow and arrow, or a trap, or a fishing pole. ;)

If it were me, I would bring some jerky, a ton of protein powder, vitamins, dried fruit (I would avoid pasta and porridge), and a gallon of almond oil, or more. Fat would be your primary fuel.

Mark Twight has posted some valuable pieces of info on this subject in the past, try a search.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2006, 06:34 PM   #3
Scott Kustes
Member Scott Kustes is offline
 
Scott Kustes's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Louisville  KY
Posts: 1,258
Good advice Ben! Nuts pack a pretty good caloric punch for the weight as well. Macadamias are especially potent.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Road Trip Max Seid Nutrition 3 04-03-2007 12:18 PM
More US trip help! Fiona Muxlow Community 8 03-12-2007 09:42 AM
4000+ Mile Road Trip Ben Nance Nutrition 9 01-31-2007 02:57 PM
Help me get prepared for upcoming bike trip. Michael Homburger Fitness 23 03-02-2006 05:26 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:49 PM.


CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.