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Tag Archives: cycling diet
Supplements For Cyclists

Supplements For Cyclists

Anyone who has tried to ride a bicycle up a steep hill will be familiar with the massive ‘burn’ it will create in your thighs. Competitive cycling is an extremely intensive sport for cardio vascular fitness, and its effect on muscle bulk, strength and power. Without the right nutrition and supplements no one can seriously […] Read more
Category: Cycling Fitness
Endurance Cycling – How to Feed on the Bike For Maximum Performance

Endurance Cycling – How to Feed on the Bike For Maximum Performance

So you’ve done the training and your nutrition leading up to the start line was dialed in. That can all go out the window if your on-bike nutrition plan isn’t solid. Your body has enough stored carbohydrate to a few hours but after that you will run out of gas if you aren’t feeding on […] Read more
Category: Cycling Fitness
Nutrition For Cycling a Century – Food For a 100 Mile Ride

Nutrition For Cycling a Century – Food For a 100 Mile Ride

Riding a bicycle 100 miles (a century) in a day is not an easy task. In order to successfully complete your ride and do so without inflicting too much pain on yourself you need to prepare well. One common error that catches people out is not planning what they will eat. Riding a century places […] Read more
Cycling Training – Nutrition

Cycling Training – Nutrition

The body’s main store of energy is called Glycogen (Pronounced gly-ko-gen), Glycogen consists of lots of glucose molecules joined together to form a chain. Stocking up your glycogen stores is crucial for your road bike training. When you eat carbohydrates, your body stores them as glycogen. There are two types of Carbohydrates, simple and Read more