Just like an automobile, cyclists need fuel. But instead of stopping at the Chevron station and filling up, you need to take care of yourself, topping up with food and drink throughout your ride. Here at some tips and tricks to help you avoid dehydration or the dreaded bonk.
After a hard ride it can be tempting to just open up the fridge and eat everything and anything in sight, but knowing what to eat and when to eat it can help you properly recover from hard activity, helping your body repair itself and replenishing depleted energy stores.
Summer brings increasing miles and increasing temperatures. Long, hot rides can cause problems if you do not adjust your fluid intake. Here's what you need to know to stay properly hydrated.
To get the most of your bike ride means that you’re giving your body everything it needs to perform optimally. Knowing when and what to eat and drink can help your ride your best. Broadly, there are three different phases to proper nutrition, and they are Fueling, Hydrating, and Recovery.
We can’t say it enough, staying hydrated is one of the most important things you can do on a ride. But if you think that staying hydrated is all about drinking water, then you’re missing half the story. Your body also needs electrolytes such as sodium, potassium and magnesium to maintain proper functioning during exercise.