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Dress for spring cycling with Kalas New

Dress for spring cycling with Kalas

It is not unusual during spring in Britain to experience all of the seasons in one ride. Getting your kit right can be hard, but follow these tips from Kalas, Great Britain Cycling Team Official On-Bike Clothing Supplier, for more comfortable, safer and enjoyable spring rides.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 31/03/2021

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What to expect from your first road race

Racing on the road can be very different from training rides or racing on closed circuits. What should you expect from racing on the road, what are the common mistakes and how do you avoid making them?

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 16/03/2021

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Hydration on the bike

Find out the importance of staying well hydrated on the bike and how to do it in this article.

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 16/03/2021

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Avoiding stomach problems on the bike

Whether you’re on a long training ride, taking part in your main target event for the year or enjoying some winter sun on a training camp, digestive or GI (gastrointestinal) distress can rapidly turn pleasure into misery, end your event or consign you to your hotel room. Your digestive system is how you convert food into useable fuel for your cycling engine so, if it isn’t functioning optimally, your performance will suffer. Follow this advice from Healthspan Elite, the Official Sports Nutrition Partner and Official Vitamin and Supplement Partner to the Great Britain Cycling Team and British Cycling, to prevent your gut letting you down.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 16/03/2021

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Fuelling and hydration for indoor cycling

Tips and advice for fuelling and hydration for indoor rides, workouts and races.

Published on: 16/03/2021

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Cycling nutrition for long rides

Whether it is a gruelling sportive or a long training ride, optimal nutrition, along with consistent training and realistic pacing, is one of the key requisites for success. Get it wrong, too little or too much, and you may come to a  halt, reduce training benefits and significantly increase the time you will need to recover from the ride. Fortunately, Healthspan Elite, the Official Sports Nutrition Partner and Official Vitamin and Supplement Partner to the Great Britain Cycling Team and British Cycling, is here with some advice.  

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 22/02/2021

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Eating for an early morning time trial

Many time trials tend to have very early morning starts and, if you’re having to drive to the race HQ too, this can make getting your nutrition right tricky. You don’t want to eat too much too close to the race and risk feeling bloated or nauseous but equally, you don’t want to under perform because you’ve consumed too little. Fortunately, Healthspan Elite, the Official Sports Nutrition Partner and Official Vitamin and Supplement Partner to the Great Britain Cycling Team and British Cycling, is here with some advice.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 22/02/2021

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Evening Racing Nutritional Timeline

Whether it’s your local club 10-mile time trial, track league, evening circuit race or even a Zwift race, fuelling and hydrating for 20-60 minutes of hard racing can be difficult. You don’t want to eat too much too close to the race and risk feeling bloated or nauseous but equally, you don’t want to under perform because you’ve consumed to little. Fortunately, Healthspan Elite, the Official Sports Nutrition Partner and Official Vitamin and Supplement Partner to the Great Britain Cycling Team and British Cycling, is here with some advice.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 10/02/2021

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