Archive for December, 2015

Cheap Gear from GearBest

December 8, 2015
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Cheap Gear from GearBest

A while back we did a giveaway with an online company called Gearbest.  They sell all sorts of products including electronics, clothing, toys, and pretty much anything else you can think of.  Oh, and they sell some cycling clothing and gear as well. Last time it was our readers who got to collect on...
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Loving the BITE: Delicious Stir-Fry & 5 Tips for Staying Lean despite December

December 3, 2015
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Loving the BITE: Delicious Stir-Fry & 5 Tips for Staying Lean despite December

Ahhh December. Gotta love it right? For many, it’s busy, it’s cold (not for Darryl, of course), it’s a bit dark, and it’s easy to let your body hibernate. As in, plump up a bit for the winter. Additionally, there’s the Holiday rush, treats, parties, & festivities. Typically, healthy eating goes out the window...
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Loving the Bike TV: Not a Care in the World

December 2, 2015
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Okay, some very simple but effective advice in this week’s Loving the Bike TV episode.  Be free, positive, and easy….and things will come to you naturally.  Taking the stress off and just getting in the right vibe is all you need.  
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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.

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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Please send us your questions for our Expert Sports Nutritionist, Kelli Jennings to “Ask the Sports Nutritionist“. Kelli Jennings is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for healthy eating, wellness, & sports nutrition. For more information go to www.apexnutritionllc.com.

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