FOOD AND WATER
Bike racing is an art. Training numbers are only a small part of the puzzle. To be a great bike racer, you need to be able to read a race, follow a wheel, corner at speed, touch wheels. The list goes on and on. Y jenny trew
i eat simply and to fuel my training. I generally don’t cut anything out. I just try to make wholesome choices, and I Chaley smiths generally avoid diet trends.
don’t constantly worry about hydration the day of an event. My 2015 study blinded trained cyclists to their actual hydration state using a real or sham IV infusion. We found that, even when dehydrated to three per cent body weight, there was no pacing or power output difference over a 20 km TT in 35 C heat compared with when they were fully hydrated. I’m not saying never to drink, but don’t use worrying about hydration as a mental crutch. (stephen cheungf being a daddy now, most of my own workouts seem to be less than one and a quarter hours and sometimes even just 15 to 20 minutes long. I used to always have some sort of drink with me thinking I really would benefit from just some electrolytes. I’ve done away with it completely with my own workouts being so short. I now just drink and eat through the day as a normal human. Why? Because I still feel great during and after the workouts and enjoy being able to get those great little workouts in with nearly zero Kmike garrigann prep time.
health comes first. Performance comes after. There is no sustained performance without optimal health. It might work for a little bit, but it’s rarely a good long-term plan. (david gagnonf