A few nutritional adjustments for cyclocross season.
In an exclusive excerpt from his book Racing Weight, Matt Fitzgerald explains the best way for cyclists to eat and ride to reduce body fat.
Do bodies absorb warm or cold water faster?
A look at the diet used by some Garmin team pros
Fueling up once the alarm sounds is critical.
Optimal recovery nutrition is essential.
Your pre-ride meal can provide a maximum performance boost.
Your tax refund is in the mail, spring is finally here, and the first quarter of the 2008 racing season is finished. Now is a good time to check on your progress and move your nutritional goals up on the priority list to ensure that they are receiving the proper focus. While you may have completed some early season races, chances are that you are building to more important races that take place in the next few months.
The slippery slope of weight management.
Dear Monique, Thanks for a great article titled “Feed Your Head.” I have one question though concerning the following statement:Research on caffeine consumption during exercise indicates the 1.5 mg/kg of body weight improves performance.Is that per hour or what time frame? I weigh 87 kg, so is that 130 mg/hr?Thanks,MPCharlotte, NCHi MP,Thanks for your question. While many cyclists and other endurance athletes may consume a moderate caffeine dose about one hour before exercise, consuming some caffeine during exercise, especially in the later part of a long training ride or race is not