What’s the best hydration strategy for cyclists?

Bottled water

The modern sports industry has convinced many people that dehydration is a terrifying fate to be avoided at all costs. We are advised to seek out the best hydration drink and take in so many litres per hour of sports recovery products that supposedly help us stay hydrated. But do we need to worry about…

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Bodylastics resistance bands sets review: Home and travel gym equipment

Bodylastics strong man bands

Product name: Bodylastics STRONG MAN Stackable Resistance Bands Sets Price: $69.95 Introduction Bodylastics premium quality resistance bands are considered to be amongst the most reliable product in their class because the company has been in business for many years and understands its customers’ increasing needs. With Haloween and the clocks going back an hour in Europe…

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5 Reasons to never use a calorie counter to lose weight

Whole foods

I am all for using gadgets and the latest apps to help track fitness and weight management goals, but in my book a calorie counter shouldn’t be one of them. Why you shouldn’t count calories. Counting calories makes you feel deprived and restricted. You focus on what you think you can’t do or have, rather…

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4 Hip Opener Stretches All Cyclists Should Be Doing

Back care

If nutrition is the protein on my sports performance, weight loss plate and cycling and exercise are the carbs, then a good selection of hip opener stretches would have to fill the spot left for healthy fats on my perfect dish. I can remember having knee issues as far back as my school team goal…

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Healthy Eating Tips to lose Weight – Supplements

Nutrition supplements

Nutritional supplements are quite often controversial and some might say for good reason. There are tens of thousands of them that are heavily marketed, yet only a few have been proven to work. in this post we will look at my recommendations for 6 supplement staples to include in my healthy eating tips to lose…

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ProCoach Nutrition Review – How to lose weight cycling

Pro Coach nutrition

  My review of Precision Nutrition’s ProCoach nutrition for exercise program: How does it work? It is a year long nutrition program, which has been researched and tested by over 45,000 clients and perfected over 10 years. You will have access to a Precision Nutrition certified coach You will receive regular coaching to change habits…

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Interval training for cyclist

Interval training for cyclists

I do it and you should too. As it is pretty well documented, once you get into your thirties there is a slowing down of your metabolism, on average between 2-4%. The good news is, interval training for cyclists is one of many methods that can be used to off-set the decline. Everyone needs a…

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Best cycling fitness tips.

Best cycling fitness tips

A useful guide for what to eat, before, during and after exercise   Looking for the best cycling fitness tips to improve performance, drop body fat and gain lean muscle? Look no further. This post will teach you what to eat before, during and after for your specific goals.   Just how important is workout…

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Is road cycling good exercise for men over 50?

Good exercise for men over 50

So this is a tricky one for me, I have always been a keen sportsman and very competitive, so when at the age of 48 I started to have a knee issue, mainly during games of tennis and when out jogging I turned to cycling as an option. Cycling is a great low impact form…

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