Enervit nutrition Cycling is a fairly unusual sport in that, while there are elements such as bike tech, tactics and handling skills, ultimately it comes down to a simple question: can your body work more efficiently than your rivals? Even if you’re not in head-to-head competition, can your body conquer the ride as effectively as you had hoped?
In either case, the old cliché runs true – your body is your engine. And an engine is only really as good as the fuel you put in it.
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If we were talking about a straight metaphor, the answer would be easy: fill up with enough calories to get you to the finish line and away you go. But the human body is far more complex than any machine, so you need different substances before, during and after a ride. For example, you need essential salts and minerals for your body to effectively hydrate. You need protein to rebuild your muscles and make them stronger. And, of course, you need carbohydrates to give you the energy to ride.
So, in practical terms what do you need to consume, and when?
With the help of Enervit’s range of nutrition products – including its new C2:1 Pro series of mid-ride energy options – we’ll talk you through your body’s requirements and how to satisfy them. Enervit lifestyle Pre-Ride
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