Nutrition

Many cyclists wonder what they should eat for training and also before, during and after the sponsored cycle.
Proper nutrition can make a big difference to your performance, endurance, speed and energy.
Below are some good tips on nutrition for training and for doing the cycle from the Irish, British and American Dietetic associations and offer excellent advice & fact sheets on sports nutrition.

British Dietetic Association Nutrition

Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute Sports Nutrition

Eat Right. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The British Heart Foundation is another great source of information on nutrition for cyclists of all levels.  

British Heart Foundation Nutrition

 Also have a look at their Cycling Training Schedules for beginners, intermediate and advanced cyclists. 

British Heart Foundation Cycling training schedules