Bike Racing

Recovery Nutrition: the science of recovery and how food helps you build on what you’ve started

by Maureen Bruno Roy

Here is a great article by Monique Ryan who writes for Velonews. She is a registered dietician and nutritionist. http://velonews.competitor.com/2010/09/coaches-panel/the-feedzone-with-monique-ryan-eat-right-for-cross_13709

I am not trained in the science of recovery or nutrition, so I highly recommend following the advice of a licensed professional if you are seeking a scientific approach to

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Race Report: USGP Rounds 3 & 4: Louisville, KY: 10.29.10

by Maureen Bruno Roy

This past weekend marked the start of the second half of the cross season before Nationals. It also marks the time when one’s fitness begins to come into true form and everything should be moving in a general upward trend building up to Nationals. Or so one would hope.

This

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Race Report: Cincinnati UCI3: 10.18.10

by Maureen Bruno Roy

Coming off of the roller coaster Gloucester weekend, Matt and I had three short days to get five days worth of work done before heading to Ohio for the Cincinnati UCI3 Cyclocross Festival. This meant that Matt spent nearly all of the next 72 hours in the lab running massive

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Race Report: USGP – Derby City Cup 10.25.10

by Guest

This race report comes from team member Meghan Korol…

Unfortunately I don’t have a lot to report on as far as racing went this past weekend.  Dave and I drove halfway to Louisville after work on Friday and found the most amazing hotel room for under $50!  Everything was going

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Pro Tip: What to Bring to a Race

by Maureen Bruno Roy

The joke in our house is that we pack the same amount of stuff for a one day cross race as we do for a 2 week-long trip. It’s a lot of stuff! I pack several plastic bins with various items that I will need for easy access and transport.

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Racing Season vs The Off Season –Training Tips

by Maureen Bruno Roy

Most pros have learned that the “off season” is really only a few weeks of rest before getting back on the bike before losing any fitness. That way, you continue to build upon each year rather than starting all over again. For most non-pros, it means trying to stay lean

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Racing Nutrition – Starting with Whole Grains

by Maureen Bruno Roy

Everyone is different when it comes to race nutrition, but all too often we get it wrong and our bodies feel terrible. Here is a basic guide to pre-race and post-race nutrition:

Start by trying out different foods on your training days to see how your body will feel. After

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Beginning – Pro Race Nutrition Rules to Live By

by Maureen Bruno Roy

What should I eat while training? Everyone wants to know what the pros are doing! Working as a soigneur for pro road teams, I saw a mixed bag of top level pros who had very healthy, organic, preservative-free diets, and some who ate candy bars and soft drinks. Both were

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