Nutrition Guide for Cyclists
Good nutrition can be the difference between a strong day in the saddle or watching others fly by you. Here are some tips on eating well on and off the bike.
On long rides, cravings for more than gels or energy bars can lead to a convenience store pit stop. But how do those hot dogs and candy bars stack up nutritionally?
Being a healthy athlete involves a combination of training and solid nutrition habits. Here are ways to succeed when you feed.
Completing a century takes more than just logging the miles--you also need a nutritional plan. Try this step-by-step plan for perfect fueling.
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Looking to slim down for the upcoming race season? Here are 10 healthy tips for shedding excess pounds.
Even a really talented and hardworking pro can’t make it to the top of the podium without following a strict race-ready diet. Here, two top cyclists share nutritional tips.
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A quick trip to the grocery store and a fondness for experimentation leads to a homemade alternative to energy gel supplements.
Whether it's the race season or the offseason, pre-ride meals, snacks and fluids are an important part of ensuring a strong outing on your bike.
If there's one thing that fits hand-in-hand with cycling culture, it's coffee and caffeine. Before Gatorade ever came along, diluted and de-fizzed cola was (and often remains) the sports drink of choice.
The energy boost you get from eating a sports bar or gel before or during exercise comes primarily from its carbohydrates. Here's the scoop on this vital performance enhancer.
Can a cyclist seeking to lose weight burn more calories than they take in and not suffer a drop in performance?
A big concern for competitive cyclists is weight control during the fall and winter months. Apply these tips to your diet and you'll be ready to ride strong when the new season approaches.
Eating less but can't lose weight? Or struggling to add some extra pounds to your frame? It's time to study up on how to make your metabolism work for you.
Have unwanted pounds found their way onto your body's frame? It's time to take a new approach to looking at nutrition labels, eating and weight control.
Lack of focus can derail performance as much as an injury can. Stay sharp and keep your head in the game with these nutrition guidelines.