Nutritional advice from qualified dieticians and nutrition experts aimed at cyclists. We give you plain and simple advice on what to eat, how much and when, to help improve your riding and help control your weight

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Top tips to recharge your body and mind this winter

Staying healthy off the bike is a prerequisite for optimal performance on it. As winter takes hold, allowing yourself time to mentally unwind can be helped by rewarding yourself with…

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How to use nitrate to boost cycling performance

Since research discovered beetroot juice could significantly improve aerobic performance, more and more cyclists have begun looking seriously at the red root vegetable as a means of getting an edge…

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Getting into cycling: Nutrition

Brought to you in conjunction with Microsoft. My name is Oliver, I’m 33 years old, I work as a construction health and safety manager and I’m three weeks into a…

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How to make your own recovery bars (videos)

The recovery window is one of the most important aspects of cycling performance. It’s here where you will rebuild damaged muscle tissue, refill empty glycogen stores and restore hydration levels.…

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How gut health affects cycling performance

Your body is playing host to a huge ecosystem. There are trillions upon trillions of bacteria that call your skin, mouth and intestines home. Your intestines house the most microorganisms…

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Last minute training tips for RideLondon

RideLondon is approaching fast – and if you’re fighting rising waves of panic about making it round the 100 mile circuit, remember this: worrying solves nothing. Even if you’re bang…

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How to make your own recovery and energy drinks

You can buy any number of different energy and recovery drink concoctions, but sometimes it’s nice to know exactly what you’re putting in your body, and why. It’s possible to…

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Prevent muscle pain with good cycling nutrition

Consuming protein and carbohydrate post-exercise can help your recovery from training, but what about the fuel you put into your body before and during a ride? >>> How to fuel for…

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Guide to healthy barbecue cooking

The sun is blazing and so are the nation's barbecues, so what better time to run through healthiest and tastiest ways to cook alfresco