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The “Sweet”ness continues

February 2, 2011
The “Sweet”ness continues

So far we’ve had 11 brave souls send in their video submission as entry into our wicked Sweet Leaf Tea contest.  With a prize pack that includes: Cycling Jersey 2 cases of Sweet Leaf Tea A bunch of other Sweet Leaf Tea Schwag (I’ve honestly never used that word before) …..we had to push...
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Hashtag Tuesday: #saveacyclist

February 1, 2011
Hashtag Tuesday: #saveacyclist

We had a great response to last week’s blog about #twowheeltuesday, where we  interviewed @Aus10Nichols of One Tree Hill and Carol of @LACBC about its origins.  We’re back with our weekly cycling # feature, and once again Joe anthony has the honors of sharing this week’s story……#saveacyclist. #saveacyclist – by Joe Anthony While we spend...
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Sugar Alternatives for Energy and Hydration

Question: I am using the homebrew sugar formulations (sometimes added to green tea).  I am also trying to wean myself off 1/2 dose adrenalean “lip tonic delivery system” (biorhythm brand- caffeine, hoodia g, synephrine, yohimbe) capsule for energy.

My question is other than juice, can you suggest modifications in lieu of table sugar for energy and hydration.


Both raw/organic honey or agave can work great in the homebrew (substitute in the same quantities for the sugar, or to taste), but you do have to shake well in order to make sure they don’t settle out.  Have you tried either of these?  Also, make sure to use at least the minimum amount of salt recommended in the homebrew as the temps rise, you need the sodium replacement if you’re sweating.

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