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Applied Nutrition & Supplementation For Cyclists: Part 2 - Carbohydrates.

Carbohydrates, simply put are the most important macronutrient for endurance athletes. Although modern obesity levels have led to carbs being branded …

Applied Nutrition & Supplementation For Cyclists: Part 1 - Protein

Protein is one of the three macronutrients the human body requires along with carbohydrates and fats. Consisting of amino acids, proteins are …

Applied Nutrition & Supplementation For Cyclists: Part 3 - Supplements

While supplements are not as important as training, diet and recovery, they can make drastic improvement in your performance when combined with these …

Three Nutrition Mistakes That Kill Performance

By CTS Coaching StaffWe spend a lot of time counseling athletes on their nutrition choices during training and competition, especially as part of the …

Epic Sessions - Supplement suggestions for workouts and races

Details of a supplement program<p>While fueling (calorie, fluid, and electrolyte) should be the primary focus of all workouts and races, especially epic …

Video: How much protein do cyclists need?

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This video is courtesy of Global Cycling Network. The opinions expressed in this video do not necessarily represent the opinions of …

Travel

The weekend of racing is all based out of Blue Mountain, approximately a 2hr drive north of Toronto Ontario. Depending on where you are arriving from …

A quick guide to cycling dietary supplements

Dietary supplements are big business. You only have to walk into a health food store to see that. However, knowing what to use and when can be a …

Nutrition: 13 tips to make you a faster rider

Not sure what food will help you ride at your best? Dr Kevin Currell, performance nutritionist at the English Institute of Sport, offers 13 diet tips.<p>…

The Best Pre-Race Foods

You're more likely to lead the pack in a race or group ride if you eat foods with a low glycemic index pre-ride.<p>Worried about eating the right food before a bike race or hard workout? Scientists at the University of Hull in England recently dialed in the perfect performance meal. They studied the …

Race Day Guarantee

Know what and what not to put into your body the week before a big event.<p>With seven days left until your charity ride or century, you're tapering your training. Should you carbo-load, cut calories, test out a new gel? We answer those questions and more so your body--and stomach--are just as strong …

Performance food for racing and training

Eating before a ride, and the food choices and portions you consume can support your training efforts, especially for harder rides. With a little …