Nutrition plays a huge part in cycling success at all levels, from fuelling a long ride to supporting recovery so you are ready for the next day.
Energy bars and gels help provide easily digestible carbohydrate to keep you fuelled on your ride. They are small and easy to carry and don't melt in hot conditions.
Energy drinks also contain carbohydrate and help to rehydrate the body during the ride. Energy drinks are great if you often forget to eat energy food on your ride or don't like to eat bars or gels on your ride.
Scientifically proven hydrate the body faster than drink just plain water electrolyte drinks and tablets are ideal for exercising in hot temperatures or if you plan to fuel your ride with food. Mixed with water electrolyte products replace lost salts such as sodium and potassium.
Protein drinks, bars and gels are great for post ride recovery. High in protein, low in fat and easy to digest. These products help your body recover, repair and build muscle. Your body can only process up to 25g of protein at a time, so a graduated intake of 20-25g every 3-4 hours through the day is recommended by sports nutritionists.