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Nutrition; fact or myth…

I’ve picked my top ten most misunderstood cycling nutrition “facts” below and give you the low-down on what the truth actually is!

The theory of nutrition can be a bit daunting and when you combine this with an array of pseudo-science laid across the internet, it becomes a bit of a minefield.

So, let’s get started!

 

There is […]

By |December 21st, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

Four Small Changes Equaling Big Results…

I was asked by Cycling Plus magazine to provide four tips for ‘Small Changes equaling Big Results’ a topic which I throughly enjoyed contributing towards! But, in case you’re not a regular reader of the magazine I’ve added them below.

 

Ride Technique:

Video yourself! An odd one perhaps and it might (probably will!) require a friend to […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Nutrition, Tactics, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Top 10 Foods to Improve Mental Wellbeing…

Here is my all time top 10 foods which might help improve your mental wellbeing:

1/ Fatty fish such as salmon, herring, sardines and mackerel provide the brain with healthy fats. Particularly the much talked about omega-3 fatty acids, which might build brain cell membranes, reduce brain inflammation, and promote new brain cell formation, crucial for positive […]

By |September 30th, 2017|Categories: Mentality|Tags: , , |

How to be your own Nutritionist…

In my coaching philosophy, training is only accountable for around 15% of the gains you will see in cycling. Mentality, another subject entirely, accounts for around 50%, with nutrition making up the other 35%. Even if I’m out fractionally you can see that all your hard work training is worth far less than the time […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

How to Tell the Difference Between a Real and Fad Diet…

It’s a mine field out there! Many diets offering many promises, so how do you tell which ones’ work and which ones don’t? Here’s my checklist that should help you sort the good ones from the bad!

1. Promises of quick gains

Firstly, the old saying ‘if it sounds too good to be true it probably is’ […]

By |September 4th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |