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Drink as you go

Top off as you go. Take in about 6 to 8 ounces (2 to 3 gulps) of fluid every 15 to 20 minutes while you ride. Advertisements

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Drink and eat

Drink and eat something within 45 minutes to an hour after the start of a longer event. If you wait too long, you might become dehydrated or run out of steam early in the event.

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Eat 3 good meals a day

Our bodies have become hardwired to conserve calories when faced with a food shortage. When you skip meals, your body immediately slows your resting metabolic rate. And when you skip meals on a regular basis, your RMR may remain permanently … Continue reading

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Treat a cold

Naturally treat a common cold with thyme tea with honey. Brew some by mixing a cup of hot water with with a heaping teaspoon of dried thyme. Thyme acts as an expectorant and the honey can soothe coughs and is … Continue reading

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Chocolate milk and cycling

Exercise physiologist John Ivy, at the University of Texas at Austin, put a group of untrained men and women through the rigors of hard cycling for an hour a day, five days a week, for about a month. Immediately after … Continue reading

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