Every day I am asked questions about specifics in sport nutrition, and we end up discussing the basics such as carbohydrates, electrolytes, and supplements.
By Breanne Nalder, MS, RDN If you ride bikes regularly, especially up the unavoidable hills of our glorious state, you likely have experienced the simple physics that body weight can have on performance. The concept seems simple: the more or less you weigh, the more or less energy it will take to pedal your bike. […]
By Eric Yelsa As a cyclist chances are that at some point you will be involved in a bike related accident. If you have ever been in a bike accident then you are most likely well aware of the difficulty that can be involved in recovery from that accident. Although much attention has been provided […]
By Breanne Nalder, MS, RDN It’s that time of year in Utah, when summer starts to take its toll. Day after day of high temperature, dry air, and desert winds can all affect our nutrition, and therefore our cycling performance. More specifically, the weather and season directly impact our hydration status on and off the […]
By Lou Melini I would like to respond to the Health article by Mr. Charles Pekow published in the April issue of Cycling Utah entitled Where Should You Ride to Avoid the Effects of Air Pollution. As a general statement, Mr. Pekow presented the readers a nice review of a study from Portland State University. […]