One Tiny Change, Great Big Results

02
Nov
2015
One Tiny Change, Great Big Results

I’ve always said that the reason I write so much about personal development and creating a better self, is because I’m the one who needs the constant reminder. Yeah, I find it easy to forget about many of the things I want to incorporate into my daily life…..but by writing and posting about it...
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The Fitness Journey

30
Oct
2015
The Fitness Journey

Getting the body you want without any work at all…sounds nice huh? Yeah, tell me about it…wouldn’t that be freaking awesome.  Well if it was simple enough, everyone would have a kick ass body. Personal Fitness is a journey….and a journey that is never totally fulfilled.  Go ahead and ask any professional, amateur, or...
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Loving the BITE: Candy Overload Antidote

29
Oct
2015
Loving the BITE: Candy Overload Antidote

If you’ve been around Loving the BITE for long, you’ve probably read this one over the years. But, it’s a very popular high-demand post that’s worth repeating…especially with Halloween and subsequent Holidays looming. In addition to candy overload, you may find yourself suffering from plain-old “rich-food” overload. The treats, the big meals, the office...
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Loving the Bike TV: Finding a Way out of the Funk

28
Oct
2015

It’s been way too long since I last put up a Loving the Bike TV video, and this episode talks all about the funk that kept me away from it. It’s pretty hard to pump out motivation and tell people to love life…..when you’re in a funk, right?  Well, here’s what I’ve been doing...
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How to Go on an Affordable Cycling Holiday in Europe

27
Oct
2015
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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Copping Out of Competition

26
Oct
2015
Copping Out of Competition

Did I ever tell you how I developed a love for road cycling?  It’s an interesting story because I first took it up in a country where Cricket and Football (better known as Soccer to many of you) are king.  Yeah, these two sports are super popular all over the Caribbean, and most definitely the major sports on...
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A Day Ride in Amsterdam

23
Oct
2015
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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Loving the BITE: Pumpkin Spice Smoothie for Breakfast or Recovery

22
Oct
2015
Loving the BITE: Pumpkin Spice Smoothie for Breakfast or Recovery

Just a couple weeks ago, I implored you to add more cinnamon to your diet for its many, many nourishing health benefits. If you’ve decided to give it a try, how are you doing with it? If you need more options, here’s some help. Delicious Pumpkin Spice Smoothie. Recipe of the Week:  Delicious Pumpkin Smoothie Ingredients: 1/2...
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State Bicycle Co. T-shirt Review

20
Oct
2015
State Bicycle Co. T-shirt Review

Are you a cycling t-shirt fanatic like I am?  Come on, how many cycling t’s do you currently have in your closet?  I’ve totally lost count, but would guess that I have somewhere in the neighborhood of 45.  Yeah, and I love every freaking one of them. But, I never seem to have a...
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Become a Better Cyclist with Cycling 360

19
Oct
2015
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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Top 5 Guilty Pleasures Cycling Enthusiasts Share

19
Oct
2015
Top 5 Guilty Pleasures Cycling Enthusiasts Share

Let’s face it, being a sports fan can be stressful at times! Depending on the number of teams you support, almost every month can be a rollercoaster of emotions as you can easily go from being absolutely ecstatic to completely crushed in a few days. But keeping this up can be tiring at times....
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Rejjee Helps Eliminate Bike Theft

16
Oct
2015
Rejjee Helps Eliminate Bike Theft

Bike theft sucks, and I think all cyclists should work together in eliminating this from happening to our fellow riders.  The guys from rejjee.com are here to tell you about what they are doing to help eliminate the problem. This is not a paid post, we are putting it up as a community service...
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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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