With the turn of the calendar over to a new year, many of us have begun to assess how our fall training has done as far as helping us attain the results we want. For some, the results from our strength training seems to be mixed.
The occasional or seasonal use of virtual cycling training apps like Zwift have increased in popularity in the last couple of years and as such, nutrition and hydration may need to be adapted accordingly. What's best to eat and drink through the day for indoor training?
I joined company founder Mike Fogarty and their Chief Science Officer Dr. Luke Bucci on zoom to talk about the new Liquid Shot, debuting in Wild Berry flavor, and find out how they've used science to made a good product even better.
Caffeine and cycling go together like few other things in life, and the coffee stop at the end of the ride is often the whole reason for many of us to clip into the pedals to begin with. Can we further justify the caffeine as a recovery tool after a hard ride?
Having spent my time as an undergraduate studying biochemistry and human metabolism, the idea of "fasted training" remains one of my favorite training tactics nearly 4 years later. This article explains how & why fasted training works, and how you can incorporate this into your own cycling training plan.
TOOLBOX: I wanted to find out about Everesting, the cycling challenge to climb the vertical height of Mt. Everest; so I could take my own shot and hopefully succeed. Today, I describe my experience and how you should prepare in order to effectively fuel and plan ahead for a successful Everesting attempt; on a bike.
And just like that, the use of ketones in Pro cycling made the headlines again after Tom Dumoulin announced he was quitting the Movement for Credible Cycling, mainly due to MPCC's objection regarding the use of ketones. But do ketones actually improve performance? A timely new research provides some novel insights.
Toolbox: As the grip of the new COVID-19 outbreak begins to reach unexpected proportions. The internet gets once again filled with false claims and hype around supplements to boost your immunity. And as good followers of pseudoscience, we succumb.
It comes as no surprise that sleep is a fundamental part of recovery for optimal performance and training adaptations for athletes of all sports. In this article we go through the latest evidence on how (up until a certain point) nutrition can influence sleep.