Health

Hey Cyclists, You’re Counting Your Calories Wrong!

Are you counting calories? How accurate do you think you are? It’s hard enough estimating caloric values of foods in a lab, let alone in the real world. The average person goes to restaurants, cinema, barbecues, and doesn’t always have detailed info about what they eat. Counting calories might be harder than it seems...

Infographic: Keto Graphics That Every Low Carber Needs

Not 100% sure about what the keto lifestyle is - or are you having a hard time describing it to people? These infographics can explain it all - and in color.A huge kudos to @ketohackershop on Instagram for some of these awesome infographics! What Keto Is NotSo you thought going Keto meant eating only steak eggs...

Just Eat The Bread.

Carbohydrates sometimes get a bad press, but the right carbs at the right time are the cyclist’s friend. Research from the University of Bath in the UK shows that athletes who drank carbohydrate sports drinks during an Olympic distance triathlon improved their performance times.Good carbs vs bad carbs The selection of energy drinks, gels and...

Are Folding Bikes Legit?

First off, let's be clear — not all folding bikes are made equal. There's a huge variety of designs out there, in a range of wheel sizes, and you will see a few turkeys too. Depending on your budget, compromises have to be made somewhere on foldability, ride, handling or spec.However, the best folding bike...

Acid Reflux: Supplements to Prevent Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is an illness experienced by over 60 million Americans at least once in a month. Let’s look at 3 amazing natural supplements for acid reflux. Bitters Bitters are known to be an age-old remedy to reduce heartburn. They possess a bitter quality that is known to cleanse the liver and this, in turn, helps in...

The Best Los Angeles Cycling Routes – According To Strava

I love Strava - I never get bored riding, and am never in a route rut. We're starting a new series highlighting some of Strava's - and our - favorite cycling routes in various areas. In this article, get ready for the best Los Angeles has to offer. Latigo to DeckerStart and finish this ride...

Why Cyclists Eat To Win

About his victory in the Tour de France and racing drug free, Bradley Wiggins (Team Skye) said, "It's all these small little percentages now that make the difference in sport...little things like the warming down, or Dario (Cioni) constantly topping up my hydration all the time...and getting to bed early, you know—having a chef...

Top 5 Cringeworthy Tour De France Crashes

An Officer And A Not-So-Gentle Rider (1994) https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=pya6ZVW-oKgStage 1, 1994.It's customary during the Tour de France to have officers standing by on the sidelines of the race. But during this insanely fast sprint during Stage 2 of the race, riders were hitting speeds faster than 50 MPH.An officer decides it's a good idea to spend...

Will Fasting Make You A Faster Cyclist?

For cyclists who struggle with weight issues, it’s generally not about the bike. It’s about the food. Some riders find staying on task with portion control day in and day out challenging at best, impossible at worst. It’s understandable. Feeling constantly deprived is no fun. It’s also completely ineffective, which is precisely why most...

The Best (and Worst) Protein Shakes for Cyclists

How do you choose a whey protein powder? Do you go on the recommendation of your buddy at the gym and take what he takes? Do you pick the bottle with the shiniest, most cutting-edge label? Do you go by what tastes good or what’s on sale at your local GNC?The truth is, these...
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