We do not like to focus on the negatives at Fuelin. Rather than calling these mistakes, perhaps we look at them as errors of judgement. These are often the result of a lack of understanding or knowledge. Certainly not the athlete's fault. One could be excused for making mistakes when there is so much to contend with in the world of triathlon. From course management, training for three separate disciplines, registration completion, to gear maintenance. It is a full-on process. More often than not, nutrition gets put in the wayside and this can be one of the biggest mistakes of all. I will cover the following items in this article; Baselines, carbohydrate and hydration strategy, single macro-nutrient focus, chronic low energy availability and finally, race day plans.