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5 Tips for long ride nutrition

As training for any endurance event including cycling ramps up, your time on the bike will increase.  The intensity and duration of your sessions will increase, and so will your body’s carbohydrate demand.  Fuel your body well both before, during and after training, and the performance results will start to show.  Here are five handy tips for fuelling your longer rides for your peak performance.

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What to eat after training?

The moment your training or workout finishes you enter the ‘recovery window’. The focus is to make the most of the training you’ve done, and then recover well so you can prepare for the next session.  The recovery window is all about replenishing glycogen stores, rebuilding muscle protein, supporting your immune system and replenishing fluids and electrolytes.  Let’s have a look at what to eat after training to maximise your recovery.

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