Posts Tagged ‘eating’

Avoiding illness this season

I hate getting sick! I am pretty sure I am not alone. We endurance athletes are a funny bunch. We are more than willing to hammer

Enduring Performance and Age Related Declines Part 2

In part one of this article I brought up my thoughts about age and declining performance and answered a couple of my own nagging questions this

On bike nutrition strategies

I get asked all kinds of questions about sports nutrition as a coach. What I share is practical knowledge based on my own experience as an

The right sports drink

One of the aspects of nutrition that we cyclists don’t give much thought to is hydration. We think that I’ll just drink water or buy a

Tip: When to do anything in a race

Some time ago I wrote an article on when to attack and how to attack in a bike race. Recently a great question was asked: “When

The top 6 motivation killers

Motivation to train, eat right and race can become drained quickly and recently  PPC athletes have been dealt the dreaded lack of motivation curse. I recently

Tip: How to quit stuffing your face

Here is another tip based on a reader request. How do I keep from eating so much? I am paraphrasing but this is the basis of

Dealing with illness as a cyclist

Great I am sick now what? I promise you that every athlete has been in your shoes. There has been a nasty bug/flu going around that

Preparing for your new racing season Pt 2

In the last article “What goes into developing a training plan” I outlined what all competitive athletes need to be thinking about, planning for and preparing

Garbage In Garbage Out

Nutrition has become a huge part of my training and competitions this year. I have lost weight and felt better in my day-to-day life. This all

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