Long cycling rides bring a level of accomplishment and pride for those who have been training to up their game. But these rides also bring a level of soreness and exhaustion not typically experienced with short rides. If you plan on cycling for more than two consecutive hours, you need to plan how to fuel and refuel your body. Here’s how to tweak your diet before, during, and after your long-distance cycling journey to help boost your energy and keep you tuned in mentally and physically.
If you are planning a long-distance ride for National Bike Month in May — or anytime in the future — here are some food ideas before you get on the road:
The Breakfast Burrito
Don’t have time for a complete meal in the morning? Eat a good meal with complex carbs the night before your ride. But make sure to get in a snack before you hop on your cycle.
Quick Snack Ideas
Click here to learn more about nutrition and cycling through WWP’s Physical Health and Wellness and Soldier Ride programs.
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