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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…


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…


How To Train For Ultra Endurance Cycling

– One of our GCN new years resolution suggestions for 2017 was the prospect of riding a double century. So, 200 miles. So, if riding centuries are your thing, this could be right up your street. – It definitely could but, at the same time you’re saying that Matt, we did have to actually admit…


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…


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…


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…


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…