29th March Ride (and some nutrition tips)

27 03 2009

Following on from the previous post 6 members of the club will be participating in the Cheshire Cat Sportif on Sunday.  

It’s a tough ride with some hard climbs so fueling up could be key….

See attached link on nutrition before a long ride.  Here’s an extract:

Nutrition is key

Three days before your big ride

  • Reduce your intake of fats – so no fried food, chips or burgers. Instead concentrate on pasta, rice, cereals, bread, noodles or potatoes
  • For breakfast: Think cereals and fruit
  • For both lunch and dinner: Try and stick to starchy foods with vegetables

It probably sounds rather filling, but at least 70 per cent of your calorie intake in the days immediately before a big event should be made up of energy boosting carbohydrates.

  • Recommended carb intake (grams) per day: Your weight (kg) x 8

Here is the full article

http://www.bikeradar.com/fitness/article/nutrition-fuelling-by-numbers–18068

For those not riding this event and would like to meet as normal please drop a comment on the site and/or drop email out.


Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: