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Food on the Go….on and off the Bike

June 8, 2016
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Food on the Go….on and off the Bike

For as long as I can remember, my typical lunch has been a protein bar or shake.  Yeah, some people say that is not real food and shouldn’t be ingested as a daily meal, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. The benefits to me are that it’s quick, nutritious, and I don’t...
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My First Time With Helmet Hair

May 25, 2016
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My First Time With Helmet Hair

Yes, it’s true…..for the first time in like forever, I have hair.  I’ve been shaving my head for so long that most people I know didn’t even realize I could even grow hair.  But for the past couple months I’ve been letting it grow, and I’m now faced with the issue of helmet hair....
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How Important Are Speed And Endurance To You?

May 18, 2016
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How Important Are Speed And Endurance To You?

We all ride for different reasons. Some of us are fair weather cyclists. Others live for the competitive community serious cycling can bring. Whether you just ride for your daily commute, or you spend the whole weekend cycling one hundred miles per day, it’s a great way to keep your body in shape. So...
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Win This Jersey and xx2i Sunglasses at Road Cycling Summit

April 3, 2016
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Win This Jersey and xx2i Sunglasses at Road Cycling Summit

Wednesday is the start of the Cycling 360 Road Cycling Summit, and if you haven’t already registered for this free online event…..Do it Now. Not only will you become a better cyclist by taking part in the live sessions, Q and A, and information….but you can also win some great cycling gear. Each day,...
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First Ever Road Cycling Summit

March 19, 2016
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First Ever Road Cycling Summit

This is easily the biggest news of the 2016 road cycling season…..and it’s been in the works for pretty much the past two years. As you know, I’m the cohost of the uber-successful Cycling 360 Podcast.  Yes, last month we had over 167,000 downloads….are you kidding me?  Well, we’ve decided...
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Flighthub’s Guide For Your First Bike Trip

February 3, 2016
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Flighthub’s Guide For Your First Bike Trip

FlightHub’s guide to planning a 3-5 day biking trip for newbs. So you’ve finally decided to get on two wheels and see how far your body can take you before absolutely passing out from exhaustion. Congratulations! As proof that we believe anyone (even newbies) can take on a bike trip, FlightHub Review has compiled...
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Flighthub’s Guide to a Two-Wheel Winter in Montreal

February 2, 2016
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Flighthub’s Guide to a Two-Wheel Winter in Montreal

How to gear up for winter biking in Montreal It takes a particular breed of people to commit themselves to winter biking. Not only are you living and breathing the cold and dreaded winter season, but biking through a snowstorm isn’t what most people consider a good time, or a favorite winter activity. But...
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Relaxing the Ride

December 22, 2015
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Relaxing the Ride

I know for many of you right now, you’re stuck inside on a trainer or might have hung the bike up all together for a few weeks.  But even if you’re not currently on the bike, let’s have a little discussion on relaxing the ride. What I mean by this is having that sense...
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Jack the Cyclist

November 10, 2015
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Jack the Cyclist

I’d like to tell you about my friend Jack….he’s a cyclist.  Well actually he’s a whole lot more, and I’ll get into that in a second.  Jack’s last name is Ofalltrades….maybe you’ve heard of him. Jack is not only a great cyclist, but he’s become good at so many other things that has come...
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How to Go on an Affordable Cycling Holiday in Europe

October 27, 2015
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How to Go on an Affordable Cycling Holiday in Europe

Cycling holidays are a fantastic way to see the sights and keep fit at the same time on holiday. What’s more, they don’t have to cost you too much, especially if you follow this quick guide. How will you travel? The obvious answer to this is, “By bike!” but when you’re planning a biking holiday,...
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A Day Ride in Amsterdam

October 23, 2015
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A Day Ride in Amsterdam

We all know that The Netherlands is like the cycling capital of the world, right?  How many of you have spent some time in this beautiful bicycle cultured country?  Well, if you’re anything like me then you’ve definitely got this place on your wish list for a cycling vacation. Although I am a road...
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Become a Better Cyclist with Cycling 360

October 19, 2015
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Become a Better Cyclist with Cycling 360

Our Cycling 360 Podcast has an exciting opportunity available to help you become a better cyclist.  If you don’t already know, along with my co-host Victor Jimenez, I’m part of this unbelievably successful road cycling podcast.  We’re consistently ranked as one of the top amateur sports podcasts on iTunes, and the responses we get...
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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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