Archive for April, 2014

Loving the BITE: Green Ginger Grapefruit Smoothie for Lean, Mean, Cycling Machines

April 3, 2014
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Loving the BITE: Green Ginger Grapefruit Smoothie for Lean, Mean, Cycling Machines

I hate to be a downer, but I’ve got some bad news.  Grapefruits are tough to come by in the summer.  The prices go up and they’re not as plentiful.  I know, this likely ruined your Tuesday.  I guess the only thing to do is eat ‘em up, while you can. This week, we’ll...
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Loving the Bike TV: Do Nothing Day and Mini-Retirement

April 2, 2014
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Not only do we have our hot new Loving the Bike TV intro this week, but I bring up concepts that I feel are very important to leading your ideal life. I’ve personally taken part in several do nothing days and countless mini-retirements, and I guarantee they have helped get me to where I am...
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You’ll Never Complain About Road Conditions or 3 Feet Ever Again

April 1, 2014
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This is the cycling video I’ve been wanting to make for a very long time now.  I’m not much of a video editor, but I put this together to give you a first hand look at how my riding looks in Grenada. Note: Grenada is a totally safe place to ride a bicycle…..for the average cyclist. ...
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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.

Answer:

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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