nutrition

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: , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , |

Ultimate Busy Persons Guide to Nutrition

The Ultimate Busy-Persons Guide to Nutrition

You get up early, too early to make a nutritious breakfast, perhaps too early to even make any breakfast at home so you get something on the way or even skip the meal entirely. Sound like you? You work far enough from home to not make the commute back from […]

By |September 10th, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Nutrition|Tags: , , |

The Pros and Cons of a High ‘Healthy’ Fat Diet Among Cyclists…

The pros and cons of a high ‘healthy’ fat diet among cyclists…

Another nutritional topic which is a complete disaster to try to figure out on your own. Many research papers and results pointing in opposite directions, with some very confusing but well-founded theories on what is best practise. Here’s my take on it in a […]

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

How to Eat…

Here’s a rough transcript of a Q&A I did recently with some clients, then my response on what they could do to resolve their problems. I thought it would be perfect to turn into an article, so here’s my thoughts on how you should be eating…

 

Is the best way to lose weight to eat less […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

What to do during lower base or easier rides…

Depending on your targets you might be doing some longer, steadier, easier and sometimes more boring rides, commonly known as base miles. But what can you do on these rides? I’m not an advocate of anything that distracts you from the road so no in ear music. But there is still numerous things that you […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Ultimate Ride Fuel Guide…

Welcome! This guide should help anyone who is looking to get the most from their rides or training and isn’t sure how to fuel or hydrate for it. For more resources just like this, including recipes, weight management guides and much more take a look at our Nutritionally Fit program!

 

Hydration:

You should ensure you are always […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cycling News, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |