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Loving the Bike: How Grapefruits Improve Cycling & All-New Apex Online Nutrition Boot Camp

January 11, 2018
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Loving the Bike: How Grapefruits Improve Cycling & All-New Apex Online Nutrition Boot Camp

I’ve got some great news, and it doesn’t even require a resolution. First, grapefruits are the stuff of Winter (oh yeah!). And second, I’m offering 6-Week Online Nutrition Boot Camps starting next week (1/15/18), and there’s still time to sign up with a Loving the Bike coupon (more on this below). But first, let’s...
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What type of bicycle to choose?

January 10, 2018
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While choosing a bicycle can be a source of happiness for the most passionate, beginners or casual cyclists can easily get lost in the face of the wide variety of offers and existing models. This little guide is for the latter, how to have it a little clearer? How to choose your bicycle well?...
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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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