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.
Cycling and coffee, like Forrest Gump said: “go together like peas and carrots”. There’s a time-honored tradition of caffeine swilling in the long history of the bicycle, and it’s just as prevalent today. Actually: some may not consider you a ‘true’ cyclist if you don’t drink coffee! I’m sure there is something in the Velominati … Continue reading Coffee & Cycling: The Dynamic Duo
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