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Are there special nutrition needs for Skiers?

There is a big difference between the needs of recreational skiers and racers training for competition, but for both, the focus should be on obtaining healthy meals and snacks in a 55-60% carb, 20-25% protein and 20% fat distribution. Hydration needs are also exceptionally important for skiers and sometimes underestimated because of the cool environment.

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