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Goodbye Dailymile, Hello Lovingthebike

March 19, 2019
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Goodbye Dailymile, Hello Lovingthebike

I haven’t exactly checked my facts, but dailymile.com was one of the original cycling and running sites. Mapmyride was around before them, but it was dailymile who built community around the whole idea of tracking. But tomorrow marks the end for dailymile, and it’s only fitting I put up a little farewell post. I...
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3 Things to Do to Get the Most out of Your Cycling Vacation

March 18, 2019
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If you’re a keen cyclist, then why not head out on a vacation dedicated solely to your hobby? Doing so will allow you to have a great time while you indulge in your passion and improve your fitness — it really is a win-win-win. In order to get the most out of your next...
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On Your Bike: Why You’re Never Too Old to Cycle

March 4, 2019
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On Your Bike: Why You’re Never Too Old to Cycle

Over the past twenty years, the number of people cycling to work in Canada has risen by over 87%. Given the positive impact cycling has on our health, this is very encouraging news. However, cycling should not be seen as a young person’s activity. In fact, it is particularly important for seniors to take to the saddle...
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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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