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Nutrition for Zwift & Indoor Cycling

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?

Is Caffeine Good for Recovery?

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?

FASTED Riding: How Eating Less Might Make You Faster

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.

How I Fuelled My Everesting Attempt

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.

When Life Gives You Lemons – Injury Comeback

Toolbox: It’s not how many times you get knocked down - it’s how many times you get up. Cycling teaches many valuable lessons, and one of the most valuable is how to handle adversity. Understanding how to best recover from a cycling injury can greatly reduce your comeback time and get you to a better place than before.