Nutrition

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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Tips for effective rest and recovery after cycling

Everybody’s heard it said that recovery is as important as training — Peter Stuart looks at what you could be doing to optimise the adaptation process while you’re off the…

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Can you be fat but fit?

Can you be fat but fit? We look at the science of a contentious question

Fighting flu

Winter’s here: Flu fighting foods

If you eat the right foods you’ll find there’s nothing inevitable about winter flu season. We suggest foods to keep you flu free and riding on.

Caffeine can boost performance

Results are in: drink coffee, ride faster

A Spanish lab gave a group of amateurs a combo of caffeine and carbohydrate gel and has found they rode significantly better than others who had smaller doses or none…