I have only recently started some form of peri-workout that does not consist of only a liter of water. Currently using Surge Recovery before and after and I have noticed how much more energy I seem to have during a workout and also how much better I feel later on in the day. I do not feel as drained as before which is nice.
I was wondering if anyone had tips on doing something similar for a football game? Granted I cannot consume the same amount of calories before/during because I would probably cramp up and puke. However, there must be some moderate way to get some protein and carbs in and help improve overall performance.
I did try 1.5 scoops of Surge Recovery mixed 70/30 with water and milk. It helped but I felt a bit heavier and got tired after about an hour. I can usually last a good 90 minutes and I pride myself on being one of the guys that can run up and down the pitch all day.
I have considered a couple options:
1 scoop Surge Recovery with water only ~45 mins before my game
Pre-workout formula like Reflex Performance matrix containing BCAA, taurine/caffeine and creatine with some B vitamins
a combination of both
Any advice is welcome, especially anyone with experience in endurance sports like football or lacrosse.