For years, the orange segment reigned supreme at half-time – but what is the ultimate way to boost yourself and help avoid second-period fatigue or ‘hitting the wall’ during the break?
Nutritionist Ben Comber is here with his perfect recommendations for replacing that stored glycogen you’ve lost chasing around the pitch, and oddly enough the orange still makes the grade thanks to its easy fructose.
The best thing is, half time means you’re allowed a sugar rush – within reason – so Haribo and Jelly Beans are on the menu, too. Just don’t have too many, eh?
More after the break
For more tips on nutrition:
Tom Ince: How to refuel at half-time
The ultimate half-time snack
The ultimate half-time warm up
Half-time team talks for every occasion
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