Cycling nutrition: Your ultimate guide

Cycling Nutrition
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Most cyclists who race will put themselves through hell in training to add 10 watts to their FTP or 200 watts to their sprint. Many of them will happily spend vast sums of money on aero bikes, faster tyres, power meters and tight-fitting skinsuits. But very few of them will give proper attention to their diets, often following lazy or outdated advice which has been passed down from previous generations. But don’t worry, we’re here to give you a brief but comprehensive guide as to what you should be eating on and off the bike to help you adapt to training and perform at your peak on race days. 

It’s important to note that cycling to get faster in races and cycling to lose weight are two different things. The same is true for your cycling nutrition, and whilst some of the advice in this article might be useful to those wanting to lose weight, this article is mainly focused on improving cycling performance.

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