Tag: Cyclist

Is Cycling Bad For Men’s Sexual Health? GCN Talks Bo***cks

Many people. I’m sure look at a bike saddle and think that not only must it be uncomfortable It’s probably also bad for you. You know – Cause damage, pain, numbness and for men perhaps erectile dysfunction, prostate cancer maybe. And yet many of us ride bikes a lot and don’t suffer from any issues at…


How Cycling Can Boost Your Mental Health – GCN Does Science

(logo swooshing) (gentle orchestral music) – I know what you’re thinking. That is a seriously cool hat. Probably out of your budget though, and with good reason. It is no ordinary hat. It’s monitoring and recording blood flow in my brain while I’m doing a fitness test. The reason for it is to demonstrate that…


Post Ride Nutrition: Vegan Bolognese & Gelato

(dramatic thump) (whoosh) – We are back with World Tour nutritionist, Nigel Mitchell to bring you some more recipes from our brand new GCN book, The Plant-Based Cyclist. Of course, all of the ingredients and the methods are within the book, but we’re going to go through them on video for you here today. Amongst…


Transcontinental Race Winner James Hayden Special Edition | Ask GCN Anything

– Hello and welcome to another Ask GCN Anything and in this special episode we welcome James Hayden to the set. – Hey. – We’ve got heaps of your questions for James, who is fresh from not only completing but winning his second Transcontinental Race in a row. So we’ll be getting onto those in…


5 Nutrition Tips For Cyclists | Eat Better & Ride Faster With GCN

Want some quick pointers to get your nutrition on track? Coming up are our top nutrition tips. (upbeat music) In this video you’ll see I’m using products from products form Enervit, and that’s because they are our nutrition partner. But there are of course other products available. (tribal music) Hydration, hydration is crucial to maintaining…


Pre Ride Nutrition: Vegan Porridge & Rice Pudding Anyone Can Make

(whooshing) – Pre Ride meals all mean different things to different people depending on what time you actually get out and sit in the saddle. So World Tour nutritionist Nigel Mitchell is going to show us two recipes today. One is the perfect pre ride breakfast and the second is a pre ride meal suitable…


How To Fuel For A Long Bike Ride | Cycling Nutrition Tips

– Fuelling properly is one of the easiest things that you can do, but will have a massive impact on your performance. And the longer your ride is, the more important fueling becomes. So if you’re just going out on a long, winter, base-mile ride, or that big, huge sportive that you’ve been preparing for…


How To Lose Weight Like A Professional Cyclist With Team Sky’s Head Of Nutrition

– Balanced nutrition forms an integral part of any structured training programme. But can the manipulation of nutrition alone have an effective impact on your training? Well, to answer that very question, we’re gonna speak to James Morton, Head of Nutrition at Team Sky, here at the Giro d’Italia. (whooshing) So James, in your role…


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…


How To Fuel Your Rides Like A Pro – The Best Cycling Nutrition

Soigneur is a French word and it means one who cares for. In cycling soigneur means everything but the bike. One of the crucial components of being a soigneur is making sure that the riders have proper nutrition and hydration when they’re on the bike and there are basically three kinds of rides that we…