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Breakfast. Whether it’s a smoothie, eggs, bacon, oatmeal, cereal, sweet potatoes or pancakes there are so many options and they’re all delicious. But not all breakfasts are created equal.
Eat too much and you’ll feel bloated, under-fuel and you won’t have the energy for hard efforts, too much fibre and you’ll get the equivalent of the ‘runner’s trots’.
While finding out what exactly works for your system is a personal journey, we talked to exercise scientist and nutrition consultant Lizzy Marsh (whose delicious and gut-friendly recipes you should check out in our Ella Eats series!) about some general tips and suggestions. From recovery days to long days in the saddle, here’s what to eat when.
Hello! Today I have a simple stretch routine for runners. You can do this post-run or after any workout. I usually do these moves fairly quickly after a run. If I feel particularly tight in one area I’ll focus on that and spend some extra time on it.
I’m sporting HYLETE gear in the pictures below. I’m working with the company to share a discount on their workout clothes. More info and the discount code follow…
To prep your body for a better 2017 season, you need to play by the rules now.
Welcome to the off-season! Pat yourself on the back for another solid year and go into the winter with a real plan—but don’t fall into the trap of attempting to carry PR fitness through to spring.
“There’s a fear that you’re never going to get it back,” says Gordo Byrn, co-author of Going Long and head coach of Endurance Corner (Endurancecorner.com). “But you’ve been there before. If you had a breakthrough year, you have to treat yourself to some recovery.” That doesn’t mean you should throw your bike in the garage and spend three months eating nachos on the couch. Now’s the time to shift your focus to overall health and move away from structured training.
How to break the post-crash mental barriers so you can ride again.
Let’s face it—no matter how safely we ride, sooner or later some of us will be involved in cycling-related accidents. Getting back on the bike after recovering from a crash can be a momentous mental challenge but one that can be made easier with professional guidance. We asked Dr. Mitchell Greene, who serves as the official sports psychologist to New Jersey-based DelMoSports and has worked with numerous pros including Olympian triathlete Joe Maloy, for his advice on overcoming post-crash mental barriers.
It’s officially Dreaming Season. Each year during this time, we all get a chance to start down a new path, one filled with performance goals, risks, missteps and rewards. It’s time to begin your journey.