Cycling Nutrition Basics: Eat Cake!

I think it's totally appropriate for me to write about cycling nutrition having just eaten the better part of a piece of cheesecake after dinner. Heck, if that was the nutrition plan everyone would sign up! I'd be rich ... and fat - very, very fat. Here's some basic tips for good diet to enhance your athletic performance.

Bites on the Bike #1: Scooby Snacks!

I have a suspicion that Scooby and Shaggy had more in those snacks than I, as a 6-yr old, could have imagined. Regardless: you rest assured that my recipe for 'Scooby Snacks' are legal in all states and contain no controlled substances. Now that we've got that disclaimer out of the way... Let's talk FOOD. … Continue reading Bites on the Bike #1: Scooby Snacks!

Fat is Faster

Well, sort of... This is a topic of much contention between myself and my fellow male competitive cyclist. Most men become quicker on a bike when they reach 'race weight' - which is around 10% body fat. This makes sense, right? Worked for Froome in 2015 Tour de France after all...    It's all about … Continue reading Fat is Faster