Tag: nutrition

How To Train For A Half Ironman | 70.3 Triathlon Distance Prep

– Half Ironman distance triathlon or an Ironman 70.3 comprises of a 1.9 km swim, a 90 km bike and a 21.1 km run. And this distance sits nicely between an Olympic distance and a Full Ironman distance triathlon. And this makes it very attractive for being able to get stuck into without sacrificing all […]

Cycling Nutrition Myths Busted | Bad Sport Dieting Advice To Avoid

– Nutritional advice can be a minefield. We’re going to help steer you carefully through some of the most popular and some of the worst advice that we’ve heard over the years. (upbeat music) Fasted is faster. There is a lot of hot debate out there on the internet about training in a faster state […]

Gadgets And Techniques To Boost Your Cycling Recovery

– That’s actually mental. (dramatic sound) Welcome to part three of my quest to take on the hour record and see if I can beat the legendary Eddy Merckx and his distance of 49.431 kilometers. This is going to be the hardest physical challenge I’ve ever undertaken. And no matter what you’re training for, in […]

What’s In Your Jersey Pockets For A Race? | GCN Ask The Pros

– It’s been a while since we asked the pros this question but we’ve got to revisit it, let’s face it. What do they carry in their pockets during a race? What are they gonna have for lunch? Let’s go and find out. (upbeat electronic music) Okay, Dan, what’s in your pockets for today’s stage? […]

Winter Tips To Beat The Cold On The Bike

– It’s raining, it’s cold, should we just go to the pub? – No Neil, it’s cold winter and we’ve got a few cool hacks to keep you guys nice and cozy on your bike out there on a wet trail. (booming beats) – So the first thing to get cold, is your extremities; your […]

What’s In Your Jersey Pockets? | GCN Asks The Pros At La Course

– I think I have 10 of everything. – [Interviewer] 10 of everything? – Something like that, yeah. – Secret stuff, okay? I’ve already had my carb, okay? – I think, there’s Haribo guys around, so I’m gonna try and get some Haribos. – Got some banana gels. – That sounds disgusting. – It actually […]

Preparing For The Dirty Kanza 200 | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

– Welcome to another episode of Ask GCN Anything. This week, ahead of Katherine’s Dirty Kanza epic, it’s a gravel riding special, so let’s get started with this one from Marc Snelson, who asks, “What are your thoughts on flared handlebars?” – It’s a bit of a Marmite subject isn’t it, really? I think some […]

5 Nutrition Tips For Cyclists | Eat Better & Ride Faster With GCN

Want some quick pointers to get your nutrition on track? Coming up are our top nutrition tips. (upbeat music) In this video you’ll see I’m using products from products form Enervit, and that’s because they are our nutrition partner. But there are of course other products available. (tribal music) Hydration, hydration is crucial to maintaining […]

Inside A Bike Race Feed Zone | What Does A Pro Cyclist Eat For Lunch?

(dramatic intro music) – I’m at stage 15 in Giro d’Italia and I’m showing you guys what goes in a world tour musette. (dramatic upbeat music) We got two bidons, two bottles, water bidon, a water bidon, got a normal water, energy drink, carbohydrate drink, three gels. So we’ve got a gel, a cola-flavored gel, […]