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The benefits of diverse sports drinks explained for cyclists

It is important to stay hydrated during your activity, because drinking not enough fluids can influence your performance negatively. It is usefull to consume a sports drink that contains carbohydrates especially during a prolonged workout.  It is not only a matter of refueling sweated water, but you also need to refill the so-called ‘elektrolytes’ such

Why athletes use caffeine to boost exercise performance
Why athletes use caffeine to boost exercise performance

Has it occurred to you that coffee is very often associated with cycling? There are numerous cycling coffee bars and a few coffee brands that focus on cycling such as Il Magistrale. It’s not without reason that Segafredo co-sponsors a WorldTour cycling team. It is both a culture of having stops in endurance rides as

Fueling up Before Your Ride
Fueling up Before Your Ride

Making sure you have enough energy to finish your ride well is half of the work done. Ok, maybe one-third, but still important! But how do you make sure you start your training or race well fueled? Carbohydrates are an important source of fuel during your ride. A significant part of the carbohydrates you use

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Carbohydrates to Fuel Your Rides

During exercise we mainly use two types of fuel: fats and carbohydrates (in the form of glucose). The ratio between these types of fuels used depends on several factors such as the duration and intensity of exercise, training status and nutrient availability. So, let’s explain how you can fuel during your rides and make sure

Hydration during cycling
Hydration Strategies for Cyclists

We all know proper hydration is important for our health. But during exercise, this might be even more important. Mild dehydration (about 2% loss of bodyweight) can already impair performance and severe dehydration could have detrimental effects. In order to keep up performance and prevent negative side effects of dehydration, we’ll need to consume sufficient

Nutrition Indicators

The intensity and duration of your cycling rides have a huge impact on your nutrition needs during the ride. While you may already know this, it is not as simple as eating two bars per hour. The good news is: you can use three nutrition indicators and have the option to choose your preferred hourly

Which nutrition suits your ride?

Your nutrition intake during cycling rides should be tailored to the ride and to your goals. Nutrition products might therefore be very suitable for some types of rides but may also be insufficient for others. Read below why.  Nutrition for races Take for instance challenging intense rides like races where you might need 60 grams of

Three Ways To Personalize Your Nutrition Planning

Have you ever tried to keep your heart rate stable when you started climbing a steep hill on your bike? Similarly, have you ever tried to keep the same exercise intensity when turning from a tailwind into a full headwind? Yes, that can be very difficult! And that’s the point, cycling is a sport in

Here’s why nutrition intake during exercise is vital

Nutrition intake during bike rides is all about keeping your sugar storage filled. If you fail to keep this so called glycogen level up, you cannot push hard anymore and start bonking. Below you find the four reasons for this explained. 1. Sugar storage capacity is limited On average your body only has sugar storage