Don't Bonk on Your Bike!
Nicola Marsh, registered dietician at New Body Osteopathy has written a
piece looking at nutrition for cyclists over on their blog:
"When New Body Osteopathy asked me to write a nutrition themed
article for Bespoke, I thought to myself, "where on earth do I
begin?" "Something about sports nutrition for cyclists" somebody
suggested. This didn't really narrow it down much as there is so
much a Sports Dietitian can do to help an athlete meet their
So, I spent some time chatting with the guys who work in Bespoke
and what it is they think their clients might wish to read about.
Different ideas and questions came up such as "what about
hydration?", "should I be taking supplements?" or "how much
carbohydrate do cyclists really need?" and "how can our clients
have a more enjoyable ride?".
What struck me most of all was that they too were struggling to
know where to begin. So, I thought, that's it, let's start at the
beginning as, whether you are a seasoned veteran preparing for your
10th L'Etape Du Tour looking for that extra edge; or heading for
your first ever sportive and just want to make it to the end,
mastering the basics is essential..."
Read the full blog HERE
and get in touch with New Body Osteopathy for more nutrition
information or to find out more about their range of services available at
our Gresham Street and Canary Wharf stores.