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May
Eating for cycling

Eating for cycling

Want to cycle like Sir Bradley Wiggins? Then think about what you eat.

Eating for cycling requires a diet that provides your body with ‘fuel’ to go the distance. This is an incredibly important part of distance and endurance cycling.  Even a leisurely ride in the park will burn around 250 calories per hour. Take it a bit more seriously that’ll increase to 300-450 calories. And without the correct types of food and drink your body’s immune system can weaken and you’ll become more tired much quicker.

So if you’re training for an event this Summer, or next, you might like to take a leaf out of the Pro’s recipe book.

For a highly active endurance sport such as cycling, a high carbohydrate (carb) diet is the way to go. You should aim to consume around 60-70% carbohydrates in your diet.

Carbs fall into two …

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28
May
Energy boosting green smoothie

Energy boosting green smoothie

This energy boosting green smoothie drink gets its vibrant colour from chlorophyll, a nutrient-rich pigment found in …

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10
May
Yummy…eat your way to wellness

Yummy…eat your way to wellness

One of our expert nutritionists can offer a consultation during which they can provide personalised, practical guide…

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07
May
Ain’t got time to be ill

Ain’t got time to be ill

We’re seeing an increasing emphasis placed by forward thinking companies on wellness and health protection for the…

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01
May
Gently does it

Gently does it

Every year in the UK 200 million days are lost through sickness absence – an average of 8.5 days lost per annum – at an e…

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