Tag: cycling training

8 Performance Enhancing Supplements, Foods & Nutrients For Cyclists

– Most nutritionists recommend a balanced diet for the general population, but intense exercise is likely to increase the demand for certain nutrients. Here, we explain some of the best nutrients, and supplements, that you might wish to consider to help boost your performance. Totally legally, I would like to add. [Music Playing] – Number…


When To Eat While Cycling – Cycling Nutrition

– Most of us are aware of the need to eat when we’re doing longer bike rides. Try surviving on water alone, and even a seasoned pro is likely to come unstuck. (mumbled talking with mouth full of food) But when exactly is the best time to eat? (more mumbling) (upbeat music) – You can…


Pre-Ride Nutrition | Emma’s Carrot Cake Porridge

(guitar music) (knife chopping) (sizzling) – How would you like to make porridge that tastes like cake? Yep, this is the next in the series of nutritional videos of oat cuisine, based on oats. This is gonna be carrot cake porridge, yum. (relaxing music) This recipe is super simple and easy to make. You need…


How To Fuel Your Ride | Emma’s Banoffee Pie Overnight Oats

– This is the first in a new series of GCN nutritional videos. These are all recipes that are simple, quick, easy to make, cheap ingredients and quite tasty for how healthy they are. First one being, banoffee pie for breakfast. Yep, that’s right. Something that tastes like cake, for breakfast. And it’s all based…


How To Improve Your Cycling Training Results With Nutrition

– Being as light as possible, as well as getting stronger and fitter are things that most cyclists strive to achieve, yet, what most professional cyclists are able to attain. But, how do they do it? Well to find out, we’ve come to speak to James Morton, head of nutrition at Team Sky, to find…


How To Plan Your Race Or Sportive Nutrition With Asker Jeukendrup

– Hello and welcome to a very special edition of GCN’s How To… with Professor Asker Jeukendrup, who has very kindly agreed to give us some of more of his time after we did that ask with him. And we got loads of questions from people on how to really personalise their nutrition for their…


Cycling Nutrition Explained With Professor Jeukendrup | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

(bright pop music) – Welcome to a very special edition of Ask GCN with Professor Asker Jeukendrup, who is a world renowned expert on sports nutrition. He’s literally written the textbook on sports nutrition, so thanks for making time for us, Asker. – Thanks for having me. – Pretty busy guy. He’s a nutrition consultant…


How To Improve Your Recovery From Training Through Nutrition

Recovery’s arguably the most important part of training you can train as hard as you want But if you don’t recover properly then you won’t improve in fact you could actually get worse Yeah, of course recovery without training isn’t going to get very far either But the key is to find a balance between…


GCN’s Guide To Cycling Nutrition | GCN’s Cycling Tips

– We all know that getting your nutrition and fueling spot on is essential if you want to perform at your best on your bike. But, it becomes even more important if you are doing a multi-stage event, such as those organised by the Haute Route. One of which you all very well know is…


Perfect Post Ride Recovery | Emma’s Apple Pie Smoothie

(quaint upbeat music) – How about a recovery smoothie that tastes like apple pie? Well, for this video in the GCN Haute Cuisine and Nutrition series, we’re making an apple pie recovery smoothie with, surprise, surprise, oats. This recipe is super simple. It contains 20 grams of protein, along with complex and fast-adjusting carbohydrates, perfect…