Tag Archives: "cyclist"

Fuelling an Everesting attempt

Deciding to climb 8848m on the bike in one ride is no mean feat. Beyond the mental and physical challenge, ensuring that you are well fuelled and hydrated to support your efforts is a key factor in your success. Here’s an insight into the planning that …

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What makes a cyclist?

What makes a cyclist? Is it the kit you wear? The height of your socks? The number of miles you accumulate on Strava? The number of bikes you own? Earlier this year someone told me that I’m “not a cyclist”. As someone who rides my bike more days than n …

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Are you drinking enough on the bike?

More than just replacing the fluids we lose as sweat, drinking enough on the bike and being well hydrated on a ride can improve your cycling performance. Are you drinking enough on your rides? Europe is experiencing a bit of a heatwave at the moment, w …

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How to fuel for a long ride

Getting your nutrition right during long rides can be a tricky balancing act at times. Don’t eat enough and you might run out of energy and bonk, overeat and you could end up with stomach troubles. To make it more complicated, the more trained you are …

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Reflections on Race Across America

Bear encounters, coyotes, tornados, electrical storms and hospital admissions.. Not quite what we expected when we signed up for Race Across America with Cyclists Fighting Cancer! Over the past year I have been working with Rich, Mike, Kev and Carol; f …

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I’m training all the time. Why am I not losing weight?

“I’m training all the time, but I’m not losing weight. Where am I going wrong?” Getting the right balance as an athlete can be a challenge when trying to improve body composition and your power to weight ratio. We all know that in order to lose weight …

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Beat the bonk

Feeling completely drained, a bit dizzy or emotional with jelly legs during a ride? Chances are you have bonked and need to find a cafe pronto to refuel! What is bonking and how can you beat the bonk? Get your head out the gutter, I’m not talking about …

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The top 3 fuelling mistakes cyclists make

Are you unsure how best to fuel your training sessions?  Not seeing the changes in body composition you’d expect?  Find out the top 3 fuelling mistakes cyclists make!   Next month I am hosting four FREE online workshops for cyclists who want to fuel ef …

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For the love of cycling

How my love for cycling has grown! I’m often asked how I came to be a cyclist. There is plenty I am still to learn (like how to use a CO2 canister or change the bar tape) about bikes. Plenty of ‘rules’ I break unknowingly by wearing the wrong length of …

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Introducing Une Musette Cycling Performance Nutrition

As a sports dietitian, I am extremely passionate about helping cyclists improve their performance through sports nutrition. I work individually 1:1 with some fantastic athletes, BUT there is a limit to the number of athletes who I can support privately …

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