Archive For The “Training and Nutrition Articles” Category

Avoiding Overheating – Maintain Your Body Temperature in Cool Weather

By | April 19, 2011

Overheating is one of the major issues when people ride in the cool weather. Before start cycling one should analyze the weather conditions as well. When sweating starts to a person the problems start to arise and person will not feel comfortable during cycling, when your clothes become damp it will decrease your energy and […]

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Boost Yourself

By | April 18, 2011

There are two nutrients that play the vital role to recover the health.These two important nutrients are carbohydrates and Proteins.Carbohydrates act as the energy source for the body,while the Proteins play a role in allowing the muscles to regenerate and repair.   Mixture of carbohydrates and proteins are good for health.Some recepies are given below […]

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Nutrition Tips for cyclists to stay Ahead

By | April 18, 2011

Following are the some nutrition tips: Breakfast Always breakfast before you start your training and take that food which is high in carbohydrate, low in protein and low in fat. Also take a proper sleep which is required for your body. Prawns Prawns are very good source of protein and omega3. Prawns are also the […]

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Diet Plan

By | April 18, 2011

  Diet plays a very important role for the cyclist a well balanced diet is required to a good cyclist. The Intake of fresh fruits and vegetables are very useful for the body. A cyclist must not eat all the time, eat only when required. Supplement with anti-oxidants and Omega 3’s should be taken by […]

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Energy Drinks and Endurance Athletes

By | April 18, 2011

Energy Drinks scientifically proved that very useful for health with no side or any harmful effects. Mostly current research supports that the energy drinks ability to “increase exercise intensity at moderate intensity levels, combat fatigue and increase alertness.” So the primary benefit of a caffeine drink appears to be more beneficial to endurance athletes compared […]

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Vegetarian Cyclist Nutrition

By | April 18, 2011

The average person has about the same amount of iron in their body as a large rusty nail. It’s purpose in the body is to help with the formation of red blood cells that are used to transport oxygen to a cyclists hard working muscles. A deficiency of iron could lead to anemia and the […]

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The 10 Commandments of Training

By | April 18, 2011

Here is my training philosophy: An athlete should do the least amount of properly timed, specific training that brings continual improvement. The idea of limiting training is a scary thought for some. Many cyclists have become so accustomed to overtraining it seems a normal state. These racers are no less addicted than drug users. As is the […]

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Recovery Nutrition for Cyclists

By | April 18, 2011

The importance of post ride recovery has long been severely underrated by not just cyclists but all athletes. Studies in recent years have showed that an athlete can significantly reduce the time required for post ride recovery by paying close attention to nutritional intake after a ride. The main source of energy used while on […]

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Nutrition Basics for Cyclists

By | April 18, 2011

Protein Protein are building blocks of the body. Protein we eat are broken down into amino acids which are then used to help the body’s tissue to grow and repair following the damage caused to muscles by exercise. You’ll have often heard of weight lifters eating huge amounts of protein to aid their muscle gains. […]

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Long Ride Nutritions for Cyclists

By | April 18, 2011

In the weeks before the event On any long ride (and by that we mean any ride over 3-4 hours in length you should start considering your nutrition many weeks, if not months, before your ride. Your starting point should be to anticipate the conditions. For example if your ride is an organized race, sportive […]

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