Dubai CrossFit Championship: Fraser Tops the Leaderboard Going Into Final Day
Dubai CrossFit Championships Winners 2017 – Day 4: Fraser Tops the Leaderboard!
The final day of the Dubai CrossFit Games 2017 was just around the corner and it was time for some top notch competition. Fraser took first place with a score of 1750 points. That’s almost $10,000 dollars! Congratulations to him!
You can read all about it here .
You might have noticed that there were two other competitors from your city competing at the championships. They are both very good athletes and they’re going to win big prizes too!
Here’s what happened when one of them won the title:
You can see how much money each competitor earned during their run through the finals. These guys are going to be rich!
Congratulations again to these two awesome athletes for winning such a prestigious event! Now let’s take a look at the winner of today’s championship:
Fraser Tops the Leaderboard Going Into Final Day!
We’ve seen that Fraser is an accomplished athlete and he’s also been training hard. He deserves this title! Here’s what happened when he won the championship:
He got $20,000 dollars! Wow! That makes him one of the richest men in Dubai right now. I’m surprised he doesn’t own a private jet.
He made a big jump from his starting amount of money of $1,000 dollars.
Now let’s take a look at the final day of the competition!
The final day of the competition is coming soon and there is going to be some tough competition! But my inside sources tell me that the competitions are feeling very confident after seeing how everyone did on the last day of the qualification round. We’re all excited to see who is going to come out on top.
It’s important that you are fully prepared for the final day of the competition. This means eating the right foods and making sure to get enough sleep! If you waste your preparation time, you might not perform as well in the competition and that could cost you a lot of money!
We’ve put together a list of the best foods to eat and the worst foods to eat before a competition. Make sure to eat a good meal at least 30 minutes before the competition starts.
What to Eat Before a Competition
Lots of Carbs
The day before a competition is not the time to eliminate carbs from your diet. You want to eat lots of them! Pasta, bread and rice are all excellent sources of carbs that will give you a quick energy boost.
You should also eat plenty of protein before the competition. This will keep your muscles from becoming fatigued and should help you perform at your best during the competition. Meat, fish and eggs are all protein-rich foods that you should consume.
You should also make sure to eat some fats before the competition. Fats take longer to digest than proteins or carbs and will keep your energy levels high for the entire competition. Nuts, avocados, eggs and fatty meats are all nutritious and good sources of fat.
What NOT to Eat Before a Competition
Too Many Carbs
While you should eat lots of carbs before the competition, there is such thing as eating too many. Eating too many carbs can cause your muscles to tense up and this could interfere with your athletic ability. Make sure to eat healthy carbs and don’t go overboard.
No Food at All
Another mistake that athletes make is not eating anything at all before the competition. While you definitely don’t want to overdo it, eating nothing at all is not a good idea. Your blood sugar will get low and you’ll feel very weak.
The worst thing you can do before any competition is drink alcohol. This might seem like a great way to relax but it has the opposite effect of what you want. Alcohol causes your muscles to tense up and can increase your chances of getting injured. Save the drinking for after the competition!
Now that you know what to eat before a competition, let’s talk about when you should get your sleep. Getting a good nights sleep is just as important as eating the right foods. Your muscles need time to rest and recover and you can’t have that happen while you’re awake.
How much sleep you need is going to differ from person to person but most people need at least 7 hours of sleep every night. Your body needs time to repair and heal itself from the day before. It’s also very important to get sleep the night before a competition because a lack of sleep will slow your reaction time and interfere with your athletic ability.
Make sure that you go to bed at least 8 hours before you need to be awake for the competition. More than likely, you’ll want to go to sleep even earlier than that so you’re sure to get enough rest.
If you’ve followed all of our advice, by the time the competition rolls around you’ll be feeling rested, well-nourished and fully prepared to give your best performance yet! The judges won’t know what hit them!
1. A good breakfast should be:
A. High in protein
B. High in fat
C. High in complex carbs
D. High in sugar
2. Eating a few hours before a competition:
A. Will decrease your performance
B. Is OK as long as you don’t eat too much
C. Is best avoided altogether
3. It is best to eat:
A. Small meals throughout the day
B. Three large meals throughout the day
C. Six smaller meals throughout the day
4. Which of the following foods would be good to eat before a competition? A.
Steak and mashed potatoes
B. Toast with peanut butter and jelly
C. A banana
D. A gluten-free energy bar
Check answers below….
High in complex carbs. Carbs are good for you but it’s best to get them from grains and other complex sources because they aren’t as difficult to digest. Simple carbs, such as those found in candy and pop, don’t offer much nutritional value and can lead to weight gain.
High in sugar. Eating a bunch of candy causes your blood sugar to spike and then crash. You’ll feel a short burst of energy and then you’ll start to feel very tired.
Eat smaller meals throughout the day. Eating too much at one time can cause your blood sugar to spike and then crash.
Toast with peanut butter and jelly. Grains are good for you and peanut butter is a great source of protein and healthy fats. Bananas are full of potassium which is great for muscle growth and development. The gluten-free bar is full of protein and carbs but it lacks nutrients and is very processed.
Steak and potatoes are very high in saturated fats and cholesterol.
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