Nutrition and Training

Fats as Fuel

The physicality of cycling demands so many calories to burn. If the training is the preparation, then the foods selected are the necessary tools. The common food group used as fuel is carbohydrates but for such a demanding activity, fats may be the appropriate choice.
Body Fats
The fats stored under the layers of your skin can be very much used as fuel for the cycling activity. If you feast on food with high-fat contents, according to studies, you are likely to be more energized and can maintain the training pace for longer periods.
Fats as Carbohydrate Replacement
When you do cycling, you are burning the …

Over-cycling

We all know that cycling is a great physical activity that can provide you with so many benefits. This might be endurance, muscle volume, cardiovascular strength, mental focus, psychological benefits, or all of them. However, too much of something can bring risks and the same goes for cycling.
Effect on Body
Warning signs are telling you that you might be overdoing it. They can be the following:

Tiredness or grumpiness
Sudden mood changes
A decrease in body mechanics
Injury risk
The weakening of the Immune system

Driven with either a goal or a consequence, you …

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