Over the last 12 months the topic of gut health has also been highlighted as an area of interest for endurance athletes, to assist them in working at their optimal level through the use of fermented foods.
Whether you’re saddling up for a stage of the tour or rolling out with your mates for 100km, fuelling for performance is crucial. Yet despite the many advancements in the area of sports science and nutrition, the two most common questions I get asked are ‘how should I prepare for a big race?’ and ‘what should I eat on the bike?’
There's a big trend toward making your own ride snacks. You know exactly what's in there, the only issue is we don't all have enough time in our days to be cooking up a storm of energy filled goodness. This is where Megabake steps in.
So you are out riding for a really bloody long way, and you get hungry. Fair enough, it’d be weird if you didn’t. “What do you eat?” It’s a question I get asked a lot when people ask about an Everesting ride, or something else massive.
The key to a perfect omelette is not the ingredients at all – it’s the fry pan! Before you even attempt an omelette make sure you have a good heavy duty non-stick fry pan and your omelet will always come out looking like they do in the café’s!
For cyclists and athletes in general, breakfast is what we all look forward to the most after a mornings training session. We head out on the bike often before sunrise and the last part of a ride or session is often spent thinking about what we are going to eat.