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Table 1 Main meals designed for each type of session under altitude conditions

From: Nutritional strategies in an elite wheelchair marathoner at 3900 m altitude: a case report

Session Breakfast Lunch Dinner Energy Intake (kcal) Carbohydrate
Protein Fat (g)
A 62 g cereals, 204 g soy milk, 26 g white bread, 18 g jam, 3 g black tea in ~  200 ml water, 12 g sugar 180 g (dry) spaghetti, ~  150 g alpaca, 8 g olive oil 180 g (dry) steamed rice, 180 g emperor fish, 10 g olive oil 2393 383
111
49
B 62 g cereals, 204 g soy milk, 3 g black tea in ~  200 ml water, 12 g sugar 180 g (dry) spaghetti, ~  130 g alpaca, 8 g olive oil 180 g (dry) steamed rice, 180 g emperor fish, 10 g olive oil, 8 g parmesan cheese 2357 353
116
52
C 80 g cereals, 200 g soy milk, 3 g black tea in ~  200 ml water, 12 g sugar 180 g (dry) spaghetti, 140 g beef, 10 g olive oil, 14 g parmesan cheese 180 g (dry) spaghetti, 125 g tuna, 12 g olive oil, 10 g parmesan cheese, 180 g fat free yoghurt 2424 365
119
42
D 80 g cereals, 200 g soy milk, 130 g coffee, 25 g fat free milk, 14 g sugar 180 g (dry) spaghetti, ~  150 g alpaca, 8 g olive oil, 8 g parmesan cheese 140 g (dry) rice, 120 g omelette, 170 g tuna canned 2639 348
135
75
E 80 g cereals, 204 g soy milk, 3 g black tea in ~  200 ml water, 12 g sugar 160 g (dry) rice, ~  160 g chicken breast, 14 g olive oil, 1 kiwi 180 g (dry) spaghetti, 135 g tuna, 20 g parmesan cheese, 6 g olive oil 2351 374
114
36
F 80 g cereals, 204 g soy milk, 3 g black tea in ~  200 ml water, 10 g sugar 180 g (dry) spaghetti, ~  160 g chicken breast, 14 g olive oil, 8 g parmesan cheese, 180 g fat free yoghurt 170 g alpaca, 275 g sweet potato 2091 282
143
43
G 50 g cereals, 200 g soy milk, 17 g coffee, 25 g fat free milk, 12 g sugar 180 g fat free yoghurt
140 g (dry) rice, 120 g omelette, 12 g olive oil
500 g Margherita (pizza) 2618 343
113
89
  1. Session A: 20 × 400 m ~ VT2; Session B: 2 h ~ VT1; Session C: 6 × 2000 m ~ VT2; Session D: 20 km < VT1 in the morning + 16 km < VT1 in the afternoon; Session E: 16 km < VT1 in the morning + Gym session in the afternoon; Session F: 20 km < VT1 in the morning; Session G: Day off